Some pet owners memorialize their beloved pets with photographs, oil paintings, or even taxidermy. In our case, we chose colorful modeling clay. I can’t recall exactly when or how it happened, but at some point more than 20 years ago both the Big Guy and I decided it was necessary to create, in our amateur way, our impressions of our […]
Last week I visited the Sacramento History Museum, tucked neatly between the California State Railroad Museum and the Sacramento River at the top of Front Street. One part of the museum I wish I’d had more time to examine was a temporary exhibit called Place and Replace: The Making of Old Sacramento. While I was growing up in the eastern […]
The California Firefighters Memorial in Capitol Park consists of three parts — a Memorial Wall and two bronze statues. The wall contains the names of more than 13,000 firefighters who died in the line of duty since 1850, when California became a state. While the site was dedicated in 1995, it wasn’t until April 2002 that the memorial was finally unveiled. […]
My entry for Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge this week: Lines can either be straight or crooked. Angles and lines can be connected together which will give us angles. Sometimes you might just find a lot of angles. Top of the pyramid, San Francisco Golden 1 Center, Sacramento: Bastion stairs, Sutter’s Fort
The Daily Press Weekly Photo Challenge for the week of September 27, 2017. Use a window to frame your shot. Show us what you see out the window from the place where you usually blog, use a window to give structure to your photo, or make a window itself your subject.