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 […]
Last week’s photos all dated from the late 1950s, and I was preparing to move on to slides from much later — but then I discovered I have quite a few images from 1953. So I’m going further back in time, grouping them together as much as possible to tell my family stories. I’d really love to know the make […]
I’m finishing up the 1958 road trip this week, with some views of Deception Pass, a stop in Port Angeles, and a visit to Tumwater Canyon in the central part of the state. I previously shared these images in Memory Monday posts from Week 59 and Week 60. The cultural significance of Deception Pass State Park is as intriguing as […]
Normally on our coastal trips, we opt to stay in a mid-priced motel. But this time we decided to splurge a bit and try something different — we rented a house! Aside from a few minor issues (it took us a few tries to open the lockbox holding the key to the front door), the place was very cool, and […]
The theme for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is Rectangles and Squares.
I can hardly believe I haven’t already shared this episode of California’s Gold, since it’s one of my favorites! Even when I was much younger, the Governor’s Mansion State Historic Park in downtown Sacramento was always on my list of must-see places; so I had some very mixed feelings when it closed to the public in January 2015, so that […]
I only noticed this rather sad sight as I was about to leave Anderson Ranch SHP after my hike to the ridge and back. When I had arrived in the morning, the park’s gate wasn’t yet open, so I left my car along the side of nearby Anderson Ranch Parkway. At the end of this short street sits the Lake […]
This week I thought I’d share a few family pictures; some of these I’ve shared before, but I think they look better this time around! I’ve arranged them in more or less chronological order to show some of the changes we’ve gone through over the years.