"One summer night, out on a flat headland, all but surroundedby the waters of the Bay, the horizons were remote and distantrims on the edge of space. Millions of stars blazed in darkness,and on the far shore a few lights burned in cottages.Otherwisethere was no reminder of human life.
~ Rachel Carson (marine biologist; author, Silent Spring. 1907-1964)
I sit at the water’s edge on the tip of a small peninsula at thesouthern end of Morro Bay, a bird sanctuary onthe rural CentralCoast of California, where I enjoy unparalleled views of the Bay.
I offer you the opportunity toimmerse yourself in nature, inromance, here in "the middle kingdom" as National Geographic oncecalled my region ofCalifornia.I am your natural escape, yourrefuge and your home base for exploring all that is around me andall that is withinyou.
Come and stay a spell with me. Read one of my intriguing booksfilled with short stories or watch one of myDVDs. Make tea orcook a gourmet meal in my fully equipped kitchen to enjoy by candlelightor under the stars on my kitchen’sdeck. Snuggle into my sea foamgreen king-size bed. Curl up with a good book in my corner readingchair, peruse originalart on my walls, and discover my handmadebaskets and carvings from Africa, the South Seas, and local NativeAmericans.Enjoy a glass of award-winning Central Coast wine asyou sit quietly on my deck and watch the pelicans, herons,snowyplovers and peregrine falcons while the sun slips silently intothe horizon.
I have seen and heard many thingsin my three score and ten years.Like all places where people dwell, there is a spirit here thathas been shaped by thepersonalities, conversations, and temperamentof those who have spent time here. I have been occupied by travelers,adventurers, writers, painters, romantics and naturalists…and bymy owners’ four generations of artists and lovers oflife. Theirpresence lingers in the air and invites you to both partake andcontribute your own essence to my evolvingcharacter.