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 […]
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 […]
My entry for Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge this week. I found these two vintage refrigerators at Denio’s Market and Auction in Roseville.
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.
As a toddler, I may have been through Eureka on a family camping trip, but I have no memories of the place. Of course I already knew Eureka is a historic town — with buildings dating back as far as the 1850s — but when I think of Humboldt County I normally think of giant redwood trees and beautiful rocky […]
The theme for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is Textures. These were some of the many pieces I found at the Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento.
Last week’s photos all dated from the late 1950s, and I was preparing to move on to slides from much later — but then I discovered I have quite a few images from 1953. So I’m going further back in time, grouping them together as much as possible to tell my family stories. I’d really love to know the make […]