Cee’s Odd Ball Photo Challenge: May 14, 2017.
I’m not sure if this plant is a wild onion, but it’s very abundant right now in the areas where I’ve been hiking, near Negro Bar State Park. It likes the sun and so is a little difficult to photograph, but I think the colors come across well here. I chose the name Maglia Rosa in honor of the 100th edition of the Giro d’Italia, which started last weekend and runs until May 28. I haven’t been able to watch the race on TV — although I’m cheering for my perennial favorite (see what I did there?), Frenchman Thibaut Pinot. He may not get a chance to wear the Maglia Rosa (the pink leader’s jersey) this year, but hope, like wildflowers, springs eternal.
Live each moment. It is necessary for your happiness and success. We can do nothing about the past except learn from our mistakes, and the future depends on how well we use the present moment” — Ken Treiber, Living Each Moment
One mama duck and a single baby. Not sure what happened to the rest of the ducklings.
Yesterday morning as I left for my 5-mile hike at 8:30 AM I passed my neighbor’s roses, bright red and shining gloriously in the sunlight. They were so gorgeous I absolutely had to take a few photos, even though I knew in such bright light the colors would be difficult to render accurately. Still, I tried a few different angles […]
The Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge for the week of May 10, 2017. Whether it’s water or some other reflective surface, what have you seen recently that has changed your perspective on the view?
This episode of California’s Gold is among the top ten fan favorites of the entire series. And after watching the episode, I had to add riding a mule into the Yosemite back country to my bucket list! It’s also wonderful to see amazing trees like Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest in Inyo County and the giant Sequoia known as the Roosevelt Tree […]