One of my favorite places to sit, read, and breath,” writes Monika Ballew of this week’s Featured Photo. “Trinidad is so beautiful you can’t take a bad picture. I like to spend time on Sundays on the little beach by the pier.  I can let my dog run around while I search for old bottles, beach glass, and driftwood.”

Ballew, who works in Eureka at Petco, enjoys the time on the beach but she also collects items that she uses to create baskets and wreaths.  She also creates jewelry with stones and glass.

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