Last Sunday I wrote about heading out along the Anderson Flats Trail while visiting Clear Lake earlier this month. I was hoping to climb the ridge and look out over a grand vista; but I had a little bit of trouble figuring out which of several branching paths to follow. Later on I realized I did find the roughly circular […]
Placerville is one of those places not too far up the road from where I live that I rarely visit, so this episode of Huell Howser’s Road Trip series is a good reminder how much great Gold Rush history is still preserved there. There’s plenty of fascinating stuff to see in this hour-long episode, including a trip to the Gold […]
Normally when I think of classic movies set in San Francisco and featuring historic Fort Point, Alfred Hitchcock’s Vertigo springs to mind. But this morning that all changed, when I turned on TCM (Turner Classic Movies) and happened to catch the last half hour of a movie I’d never heard of before. It’s called The Man Who Cheated Himself (1950), […]
From mid September, 2018.
A few of the images from a February-March 1957 road trip to the East Coast, including New York and Pennsylvania.
The morning after I had visited the Anderson Ranch and hiked along Cache Creek, I returned to the park to explore more of the trails in this beautiful landscape. I wasn’t completely sure where I was going, but I tried to follow the signs toward the ridge, thinking I might find a nice view of Clear Lake or even just […]