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 […]
It’s been about 30 years since I last hiked the Auburn end of the American River Canyon. There are so many trails shooting off in different directions, it’s easy to get disoriented if you’re not familiar with the area. Today we explored the Robie Point Fire Break trail, searching for river access and a good fishing spot for the Big […]