Memory Monday, Week 116

August 2000 — That big smile on my mom’s face is because she was about to board Amtrak’s California Zephyr and travel to Iowa for a visit with her long-lost brother and his family. Like me, she loves riding the train, and she had something really special to look forward to at the other end of the track! I was […]

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Treasure hunt, Part 1

Some days when I’m wandering around at Denio’s I feel a little like I’m visiting a really cool museum — the trick is scouting out the really good stuff from all the other visual distractions. I’ve so many wonderful items lately, I need to spread them across more than one blog post! Old photos:

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Mariachi

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 […]

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