Falling faces

Here in the northern hemisphere, dead or dying leaves appear in all sorts of shapes and conditions as they plummet from their tree branches at this time of year. I noticed this particular leaf because it was filled with holes and was lying right in the middle of the trail. It wasn’t until I got home and looked at the […]

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Early model food processors

Apparently, acorns are now considered a superfood. In South Korea, according to the Wall Street Journal (behind a pay wall, sorry), the squirrel population has declined by 30% over the past several years thanks to humans hoarding acorns for making noodles and other food items. My only experience with eating acorns was many years ago; I was 9 or 10 […]

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Broken bridge

Even though the trails at the Miners Ravine Nature Preserve in Granite Bay are short and very near the busy road; but on a weekday morning I had the place pretty much to myself and was able to find a few interesting features to shoot — including this sad little footbridge over a (currently) dry stream bed.

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