Bodega Bay fisherman

I shot these pictures back in July 2004 near the Lucas Wharf Restaurant using my new Nikon Coolpix 5700. Back then I rarely felt brave enough to photograph people — it’s something I’m still working on, but I’ve come a long way. I’m actually a little surprised I managed to make these shots; but now I’m really glad I did. […]

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Memory Monday, Week 37

Higher Elevations, Summer 1987 When we weren’t traveling to the coast or fishing in our own backyard, The Big Guy and I liked spending a day or two up in the mountains — especially during the summer when the temperatures were uncomfortable in the valley. Back then our house had only an old “swamp cooler” and sometimes it just wasn’t […]

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A cool respite

When you’re hiking along a hot, dusty trail on a summer day, it’s always wonderful to come across a cool stream running across your path, bubbling and singing as it drops down to the lake below. The combination of welcoming shade, colorful wildflowers, and sometimes even a few nice, sweet berries makes it possible to continue on down the trail. […]

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WPC: Satisfaction

The Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge for the week of July 26, 2017 This week, share something that satisfies you. Every year The Big Guy buys the yearly pass to our State Park system. Most of the time he uses it to launch his bass boat at the various lakes in our area. But he’s been telling me for awhile […]

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