Last Wednesday after a rainy morning, the weather calmed down a bit, and I ventured out to do some exploring over the dredger tailings on Mississippi Bar. I saw only one or two other people in the hour or so I was there; but an alert doe took notice of my arrival. She seemed to be all alone, and she […]
A few days ago in a post, I mentioned that I wondered if the Orangevale Palisades had ever been the site of hydraulic gold mining. I’m now a bit embarassed to admit I must have at one time known the answer to that question and completely forgot. The information was right under my nose, posted clearly on a sign beside […]
My entry for Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge this week.
I have never spent much time thinking about White Seabass, and I had never even heard of the Hubbs-Sea World Research Institute — but this 2008 episode of California’s Gold has plenty of both fun and educational information. Bill Ernst’s world record fish, which he speared while free diving, still stands as the largest and the oldest White Seabass; but […]
The theme for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is White.
I originally shared these pictures in 2017 (see Memory Monday, Week 55). I’m not sure of the location of the first three images — my mom’s best guess was “somewhere in Pennsylvania.” The bottom two are from Niagara Falls and Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.