Last December I got some pretty nice shots of some Sumatran tigers at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. They live in a fairly large, almost jungle-like enclosure but have to put up with great numbers of humans gawking at them every day as they lurk and pace: The Folsom Zoo Sanctuary is much smaller; the animals’ quarters are well […]
The Folsom Zoo Sanctuary currently has three or four big mountain lions; I’m not sure which one this is, but she was relaxing up on her high shelf. All I had to do was wait a moment for her to turn her head…
The Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge for the week of May 17, 2017. This week, share a photo that channels a living tradition, whether it’s your own or someone else’s. Out of all the fascinating objects I’ve seen at the Roseville flea market this spring, I’m always especially drawn to those that remind me of items my family bought on […]
Lincoln is a little town not too far up the road from my house, and I’ve never spent much time there at all. So I was very surprised when I first saw this episode of California’s Gold to realize there is such an important and historical company located there. From the Brooks Brothers emblem to light standards for a bridge […]
Three-legged bobcat Aiko at the Folsom Zoo Sanctuary.
The theme of Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is All One Color. …please no black and white or sepia tones. I would like to photos with basically one color to them. You can show a building or partial building, a flower, close up of statues or wood. Have fun with this challenge. Use your imagination for this theme.
Back in December of 1992, I took a road trip with the Big Guy and his parents from Northern California through Nevada and Idaho to Missoula, Montana, to spend Christmas with my sister-in-law. We traveled in a rented minivan (crammed full of presents and trip supplies), and it took us two full days to reach our destination. Of course, now I wish I […]