In the midst of an abnormally dry January and February, the water level at Folsom Lake is currently lower than at this point in the past two years. Still, recreational users are accustomed to seeing the exposed rocks and muddy lake bed every winter; and on this sunny afternoon in mid February there were plenty of hikers, cyclists, and people […]
A selection of items I’ve spotted at Denio’s Farmers Market and Swap Meet in Roseville, November 2019 through February 2020.
Here are a few more pictures from my stroll along Main Avenue.
I decided on a bit of a change this week — a collection of short, 4-minute videos produced for Southern California Edison in the late 1980s. I stumbled across these small gems purely by accident. As always, you can click on the images below to see the videos. This first episode launched Edison’s “Crossroads” series. The show became a regular […]
The theme for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is Vanishing or Leading Lines.
In the past I’ve shared some of my own images of Leavenworth’s tourist-friendly Front Street; I’ve also written a bit about the town’s history. But today I have a few pictures of the residential areas — at least as they existed back in May 1976. I’m sure that some of these buildings are no longer standing, especially the small house […]
A collection of local birds I’ve seen in the past few weeks.
Despite its name, Main Avenue is not the main street of Orangevale. It was actually named after a water line (as was another local street, Central). Main is roughly three miles long, a busy two-lane road with a high school and two elementary schools nearby; but these days Main is more of a back road than a major thoroughfare. I […]
When there is plenty of driftwood available to work with, these temporary structures can get pretty elaborate. I wonder how many people cooperated to build these; was there an architect involved? I’ll probably never know.