Maglia Rosa

I’m not sure if this plant is a wild onion, but it’s very abundant right now in the areas where I’ve been hiking, near Negro Bar State Park. It likes the sun and so is a little difficult to photograph, but I think the colors come across well here. I chose the name Maglia Rosa in honor of the 100th edition of the Giro d’Italia, which started last weekend and runs until May 28. I haven’t been able to watch the race on TV — although I’m cheering for my perennial favorite (see what I did there?), Frenchman Thibaut Pinot. He may not get a chance to wear the Maglia Rosa (the pink leader’s jersey) this year, but hope, like wildflowers, springs eternal.

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A Not-so-great Wall

As I’ve mentioned before, back in January of this year a few large chunks of the bluffs came crashing down onto the American River Bike Trail near Negro Bar State Park. There have been a few more minor slides in the same area since then, and the word is that repairs may not even commence until sometime during the summer. […]

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From under the weather

The theme this week for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge is View from the Back, Bottom, or Underneath. You can take photos of anything as long as we are seeing the back, underneath or bottom.  I have always found flower backs to be fascinating.  The back of a statue instead of the typical front or side views.  The tail lights of […]

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WPC: Chaos

The Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge for the week of November 4, 2016. This week, share your own take on chaos, whether it’s the mess in your living room, a busy street crossing, a party on the verge of getting a little out of hand, or any other subject that celebrates a lack of (visual) control. It’s always a little […]

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