WPC: Evanescent

The Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge for the week of May 24, 2017. This week, show us a moment in time that holds meaning for you. On this morning’s hike I wandered off my regular route to a small side trail that I usually skip. The path is all but obscured by high weeds and crowded by poison oak and thistle plants; […]

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The sharp-tailed snake

Until a few weeks ago, I’d never even heard of a sharp-tailed snake, and I’m pretty sure I had never seen one. Turns out they’re quite common in my area. These are fairly small, secretive creatures, completely harmless to humans. Unfortunately, the only one I’ve actually seen was most likely run over by a mountain bike on a dirt hiking […]

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San Francisco Botanical Garden

The theme of Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is Gardens. Gardens comes in all shapes and sizes.  They can be of plants, flowers and vegetables or herbs.  I want to see all types of gardens this week.   Have fun with this challenge. If I lived in San Francisco, you can bet I’d be spending as much time as possible […]

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Memory Monday, Week 27

Today I decided the best way to tell the story of our trip home from Christmas in Montana was through a few excerpts from my travel journal. Monday, December 28, 1992 — “When we left [heading home] on Sunday we drove through Missoula and took 90 East to avoid the Lost Trail Pass on 93, thinking the snow conditions might be […]

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