Sacramento Zoo, October 2020
I recently finished listening to an audiobook called Enemy Child: The Story of Norman Mineta, written by Andrea Warren. Norman Mineta was born and grew up in San Jose, California; in 1942 he was an 11-year-old Cub Scout when he and his family were sent to Heart Mountain War Relocation Center in Wyoming. After the war his family were very […]
The Sacramento neighborhood known as Alkali Flat has a history going back to the 1850s and 1860s. Thanks to preservation efforts, many of the beautiful Victorian houses have been restored to their former glory and hopefully will survive many more years into the future. I could happily watch an entire show about these historic buildings; but Huell’s visit to the […]
My entry for Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge this week.
It was only about four years ago that I first visited the California State Railroad Museum. It really is a great place to explore, and after watching this episode of California’s Golden Parks, I think I’m about due for another visit. It’s clear from Huell’s conversations with the docents that they truly love working in the museum, sharing their knowledge […]
I previously shared these images back in January 2018. The slides are all stamped May 1971, and as I mentioned in my earlier post it still fascinates me how much Sacramento’s airport has grown and changed over the past few decades. This must have been one of my first visits to the fairly new Sacramento Metropolitan Airport (as it was […]
Sadly, I failed to take note of the artists or titles of a couple of these paintings, but they were among my favorites at the deYoung in San Francisco and the Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento earlier this year.
The theme for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is Pastels/Soft Colors. Pastels on Sutter Street in Historic Folsom: