So many times on car trips I’ve wanted to stop by the side of the road to shoot a broken-down old barn or a field full of llamas that I chanced to spot. Usually, that doesn’t happen because I’m not driving and our timetable doesn’t allow for random stops. But this time, I’m driving and I’m on my own. If […]
This morning I took a stroll along the lower half of Lakeshore Boulevard, a tiny road running between Highway 20 and the waters of Clear Lake in Nice, California. This stretch is less than a mile long, but I had no trouble finding plenty of interesting details for my camera.
My entry for Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge this week.
This week’s episode of California’s Gold sees Huell visiting two locations in the Mojave desert that are connected to both the past and the future. The history of borax mining in California goes back to the 1880s and the 20-mule teams of Death Valley (although, interestingly, the site of California’s first borax production was Clear Lake). But long after the […]
The theme for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is Roofs of Any Kind.
May 1976 — My last group of slides featuring Leavenworth, Washington, include some views of the area around Front Street and the Waterfront Park along the Wenatchee River. When I originally shared these images back in April 2017, I wrote about some of the history of Leavenworth’s transition from a dying former railroad town to a tourist mecca; but it’s […]
Some recent animal shots from hiking at lakes Folsom and Natoma, as well as Denio’s weekly petting zoo.
I’ve never explored this wooded area on the west side of Main Avenue because I believed it was private property — until I noticed a brand new Orangevale Parks sign attached to the utility pole. This ravine, not far from the Rollingwood Athletic Club and right on the border between Orangevale and Fair Oaks, has also been the location of […]