Milk Thistle Sunrise
A field of milk thistles overlooks
the San Francisco Bay Area and the
foothills of Silicon Valley.
The sun peeks above the marine-layer
clouds and the distant East Bay hills.
Russian Ridge Open Space Preserve
Redwood City, California
Pelicans, Foothills, & Mountains
American White Pelicans rest along
Adobe Creek in the Palo Alto Flood Basin.
Close to sunset, the marine layer, from the
Pacific Ocean, pours down the Santa Cruz Mountains.
The 150-ft. diameter "Stanford Dish"
radio-telescope sits on top of the foothills.
Baylands Nature Preserve
Palo Alto, California
Mountain View, California