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 […]
A collection of local birds I’ve seen in the past few weeks.
Despite its name, Main Avenue is not the main street of Orangevale. It was actually named after a water line (as was another local street, Central). Main is roughly three miles long, a busy two-lane road with a high school and two elementary schools nearby; but these days Main is more of a back road than a major thoroughfare. I […]
When there is plenty of driftwood available to work with, these temporary structures can get pretty elaborate. I wonder how many people cooperated to build these; was there an architect involved? I’ll probably never know.
Living in the suburbs often seems a bit dull, especially compared to life in a large city. Endless rows of well-tended lawns and gaping garage doors don’t seem to offer much to point my camera at. But if I keep my eyes open and look very carefully, here and there I might spot something that adds a bit of spice […]
Not sure how I missed these cuties on my walk yesterday — but when I spotted them today, I had to add their pictures to my collection and share them!
There’s always plenty of music playing on the weekends at Denio’s Farmers Market — but it’s not too often I find a live Mariachi band. I would have liked to get a shot of the entire lineup, but with people walking in front of me and the sunlight coming from the wrong direction, I had to make do. I still […]