Memory Monday, Week 112

I’m taking a break this week from the slides; instead, I’m looking back at a few old prints from the 1970s that were among some of the first photographs I ever shot. I’m so glad now that I still have these, since they depict the area around the house where I grew up and spent so many hours playing. The […]

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Afternoon bloom

I got out of the house this afternoon for a walk around the neighborhood with the Big Guy. A lot of other people clearly had the same idea since we had a perfectly sunny spring day. It seems to me that the California poppies are much larger than usual this year! Has anyone else noticed this?

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Remembering

i had pulled over to the side of the road to check out a historical landmark along Highway 16 in Colusa County. it wasn’t until after I’d gotten back into my rental car and was getting ready to pull back into traffic that i noticed this small but lovingly tended shrine across the street. If I had been more alert, […]

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Darkening skies

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 […]

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Rodman Slough trail

In my brief visit to Rodman Slough County Park, I found only one fairly short trail, but it was a beautiful hike — and I had it all to myself. I started near the shore and climbed a series of switchbacks up to a ridge, which then took me down through the trees and back to the parking lot. I […]

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