Go with the flow

There is plenty of water on Mississippi Bar right now, thanks to all the storms we’ve had lately. Most of it seems to be collected within vernal pools and other depressions — but not this energetic little creek, rushing and bubbling its way toward Lake Natoma. I got a chance to play around with a slower shutter speed on my […]

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Roaring waters

I love the sound of the water coming out of the dam, not to mention the sight of the roiling whitewater. I just had to make a couple of videos. My first one, filmed from the north bank, came out a bit crooked. The south bank video (below) is much better — but it’s much too short, since my camera […]

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Out and about

Yesterday I clearly wasn’t the only one tired of being cooped up inside because of the wild weather. I wandered from the fish hatchery to the north side of Nimbus Dam and then back across the river to the south side of the dam. The trails weren’t exactly packed with people, but I did encounter several runners, cyclists, and walkers […]

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Let’s bee friends

The last time a bee landed on my arm, it stung me — so (even though that was more than 30 years ago) at first I wasn’t thrilled when this honey bee landed on my upper arm. But I guess she was only admiring the blue in my favorite plaid shirt. She rested there long enough for me to take […]

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