Along both trails I found the American River, along with yellow flowers, insects, and piles of rocks. The wet, happy dog was a bonus! Negro Bar State Park, Sacramento County Magnolia Ranch, El Dorado County
My entry for Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge this week.
The theme for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge (and for the Lens Artist Challenge) this week is One Single Flower.
Not all of the “gold mines” in California were actual gold mines! For more than 100 years, there was plenty of money to be made retrieving and refining the quicksilver necessary to processing gold, and in this episode of California’s Gold Huell learns something about the lives of the people who helped produce mercury in this once-thriving community. It’s great […]
One of my favorite local bridges, located just below Greenback Lane near the “new” Lake Natoma Crossing.
My collection of slides from Mexico, especially the ones kept in boxes, have been shuffled and reshuffled so many times that sometimes it’s tough to figure out their proper sequence. So I’m always happy when I can discover images that clearly belong together. This week I have a few examples of paired images — including one slide that’s a repeat […]
Monday morning on Mississippi Bar.
Busy Tree Swallows at the Magnolia Ranch trailhead, El Dorado County.
“One day you will wake up and there won’t be any more time to do the things you’ve always wanted to do. Do it now.”