William Randolph Hearst’s San Simeon is one of the more beautiful and unique spots in our state — and while the mansion is certainly impressive, as Huell says in this 2009 episode of California’s Gold, there is much more to the place than just the buildings. The magnificent gardens were so carefully planned to complement the surrounding countryside, and they […]
The theme for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is Public transportation, bus, RV, trees, bird, whale, tent, grass, bridge, water, white, green, window, or come up with your own topic.
For a long time, I was purposely avoiding shooting photos of ducks and geese with their tails in the air. Still, after a fragment of poetry from my childhood began running through my head, I decided to start looking for photo ops like the one above. Someone must have let it slip to the birds, though, because they suddenly seem […]
Near Pilot Hill, California.
Last Tuesday afternoon I went with the Big Guy out to Pensinsula Campground, on Folsom Lake. It’s about an hours’ drive from where we live, traveling northeast along scenic Salmon Falls Road into Pilot Hill, and then, turning onto Rattlesnake Bar Road, heading southwest again for several miles. We pretty much had the place to ourselves, not least because the […]
My entry for Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge this week.