The American River is running fast and fairly high right now; as I stood on the shore yesterday morning, mesmerized by the rushing water, there was nothing that could have induced me to dip even one foot into the torrent. But the birds have seen it all before and seemed more pleased than impressed. Like the Great Blue heron, calmly […]
I was lucky enough to see a few of these beautiful little birds near the river today, and especially lucky with the image below.
My entry for Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge this week.
In this week’s episode of California’s Gold, Huell learns about some truly unique rocks, from one end of the state to the other. First, Huell travels to scenic Lake Tahoe and boards a boat to Emerald Bay where he climbs all over Fannette Island, the only island in the entire lake… Next Huell travels to the very northern coast of […]
The theme for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is Walks, Trails, and Sidewalks.
I did not have a very productive weekend this week, so today I’m sharing a few random images from the slide collection. The most interesting thing to me about the church ground-breaking pictures (besides the old cars) is the almond orchard visible in the background. Most of the trees are long gone, but they once covered the entire area, including […]
Some of the sights from my recent walk along the American River in Fair Oaks.