Rain, wind, and ice

Northern California has seen plenty of stormy weather thus far this winter — lashing rain, roaring winds, and overnight freeze warnings. Today the sun is shining, so as I try to take advantage of the warmer temperatures and get outdoors, here’s a quick look back at some recent storm-related images from my neighborhood.

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Saturday at Denio’s

It’s hard to believe, but it’s been eight months since I last made the drive out to¬† Denio’s in Roseville! There were many, many weekends when I thought of going but never quite made it. Things can change a lot in that period of time, as vendors relocate to a different section of the grid, or perhaps even disappear completely. […]

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Spring will come!

of; there are neighbors nearby who have been without power for nearly seven days now, thanks to broken power poles still waiting to be repaired. Thus far (knock wood) we’ve only lost power one time, for a few hours in the middle of the night. Our county parks are temporarily closed due to the high river levels and storm damage. […]

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Memory Monday: Classic motors

When I discovered this stack of photo albums at the flea market in Roseville, it took only a quick peek inside to tell me the original owner had a few things in common with the Big Guy. Not only did he enjoy spending time in the outdoors, but his car collection looked strikingly familiar to me! From the black mid […]

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More scenes from the road

There are always plenty of great things to see along the road as we drive north along the narrow and winding Highway 1 through Sonoma and Mendocino counties. Even places I’ve seen hundreds of times are always slowly evolving, like the construction project in Sonoma County near Bodega Bay. I shared photos of the same stretch three months ago when […]

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Memory Monday: Somewhere in Korea

For the next couple of Mondays I’ll be finishing up the set of photos that, for whatever reason, seem to say Korea to me. Of course, some images are more obvious (e.g., traditional Korean roof construction), but then there are those, like some of this week’s collection, that remain much more of a mystery. In that case, I’m going mostly […]

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