Cee’s Odd Ball Photo Challenge: June 24, 2018
Earlier this month I showed you the pathway/stair portion of the redevelopment project on the south side of the Lake Natoma Crossing. This post will cover two remaining parts of the construction — the stairs leading down from street level and the paving of the overlook near the shore. Even though I didn’t take my photos by an organized schedule, […]
Invasive weed or traditional medicine? Common Saint John’s wort is flourishing at the base of the bluffs on Lake Natoma.
Gladiolus is sometimes called the ‘sword lily’, but is usually called by its generic name (plural gladioli).
Cee’s Which Way Challenge: June 22, 2018
My entry for Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge this week: June 21, 2018
The pomegranate fruit may seem fairly intimidating to those of us accustomed to bananas and apples, but they have long been used in cooking and they pack a serious nutritional punch. The pomegranate plant originated in the arid climates of the Middle East — in fact they were one of the eastern Mediterranean’s first domesticated fruit trees — but have […]
I was able to visit the Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park about a month ago; it was my first time back in decades, after first seeing the park during grade school. Unlike Huell, we didn’t meet any miners on our visit; but there’s still plenty to see and a lot to learn about California’s Gold Rush history and all […]