WPC: Friend

The Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge for the week of May 31, 2017. This week, share an image of a friend. According to the San Diego Zoo, “Monkeys also express affection and make peace with others by grooming each other. Although grooming helps monkeys keep their fur clean of dirt, dead skin, and parasites, it also helps them build and […]

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Hot and Cold

This week the theme of Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge is Hot and Cold. Hot and Coldshould be a fun topic for everyone.  Any type of things that are hot or cold.  They can be combined in one photo or in separate photos.  See how creative you can get on this challenge.

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Mantis photobomb

As I marched along the deserted horse trail, a flash of bright red caught my eye. The play of shadows on the leaves, backlit by morning sun, was so irresistible I decided that I didn’t mind standing in the dried weeds to capture the shot. It wasn’t until I checked out the images on my laptop that I saw the […]

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Memory Monday, Week 28

Whenever my dad traveled to Mexico in the summer time and I stayed home, he always made sure to send me a postcard or two. In August 1973 he sent the above image of  Matehuala — one of my favorite towns we had visited — and wrote: “Just a few lines to say Hi and tell you I’m in San Luis Potosi. […]

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Return to Mississippi Bar

As summer approaches and the daytime temperatures in the Sacramento Valley start to soar, it’s time for me to practice some serious discipline — rolling out of bed while it’s still dark outside, downing a quick protein shake and a piece of fruit, and heading outdoors while the air is still cool enough to make me shiver. It’s much easier said than done — although […]

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