Joni Mitchell 75

On Wednesday, the evening of the mass shooting in Thousand Oaks, I went to Los Angeles to see a tribute concert for Joni Mitchell. The song Borderline was sung. Name of the bar at the mass shooting. Weird. Yin yang universe… glad I was at the happy venue. Sad for those who lost there life…

Hooded Orioles have built a nest.

Every day the Hooded Orioles come round as she builds the nest and drinks the nectar from the Giant Bird of Paradise. It’s been a joy watching them and a challenge to get a photograph as they are quite shy and fly off if they see you. All images ©2o18 perry hoffman All images available…

Hooded Oriole

This bird has been visiting my garden every year. A delight to see each spring on the central coast of California

Paintbrush

It’s not easy being the best dog on the planet. Everyone will tell you that their dog was that ONE. However when you have one, you and everyone else knows it. A dog with a smile and a willingness to keep going… even at 18. We are sad but we know she had the best…