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.
Living in the suburbs often seems a bit dull, especially compared to life in a large city. Endless rows of well-tended lawns and gaping garage doors don’t seem to offer much to point my camera at. But if I keep my eyes open and look very carefully, here and there I might spot something that adds a bit of spice […]