Mexico Monday, Week 7

One of our very favorite places to visit was the giant market in the middle of the beautiful city of Guadalajara.  I knew it as the Mercado Libertad (Liberty Market), and it’s also called the Mercado San Juan de Dios. I could have spent weeks browsing everything on offer in the mercado; it is the largest indoor market in Latin […]

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WPC: Frame

The Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge for the week of August 26, 2016. Use your surroundings to capture a different point of view. One of my favorite local trails runs through a thick grove of mostly oak, cottonwood, and willow trees, with some occasional evergreens mixed in.  This beautiful old redwood reaches high above the tree canopy, guarding the trail in […]

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Mysterious Pyramid

When I photographed the pyramid in the 1980s, it was situated in the middle of an oak woodland sprinkled with small ponds that were wonderful for fishing.  It was a startling sight — right there, under the trees, stood a ring of huge boulders, and in the middle of the circle, this rather eerie mystery in stone.

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Feathers

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is Feathers! This series is all about part of people or animals characters and interesting parts to photograph.  However, this week’s topic is Feathers. Okay this is more for birds than people, although humans in costumes do count).  

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WPC: Rare

The Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge for the week of August 19, 2016. For this week’s challenge, show us something that stands out from the everyday. According to some sources, the Western Bluebird is a fairly common bird in Northern California — but this is the very first one I’ve seen around here in 55 years! Western Bluebird, male

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