The theme of Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is Letter G – Needs to have the letter G. You can always use adjectives and adverbs with a specific topic just make sure you give us the word that fits the requirements of this challenge. Golden poppy: Portrait of California Governor Jerry Brown at the State Capitol: Rice grinder, Sacramento […]
The California Police Officers’ Memorial was unveiled on the Capitol Mall in May 1988.
From my journal, April 2, 1995: “We got another dog last Tuesday night. She’s a pitbull but doesn’t look like Phoebe. Her coat is very soft and fawn-color. She has a pink nose and yellow eyes. She also has a white blaze on her chest and throat and white on her toes. Buster is so happy to have a dog […]
All I have to do is dump a bag of whole peanuts under the trees in my yard, and customers start coming out of the woodwork.
Some pet owners memorialize their beloved pets with photographs, oil paintings, or even taxidermy. In our case, we chose colorful modeling clay. I can’t recall exactly when or how it happened, but at some point more than 20 years ago both the Big Guy and I decided it was necessary to create, in our amateur way, our impressions of our […]
Last week I visited the Sacramento History Museum, tucked neatly between the California State Railroad Museum and the Sacramento River at the top of Front Street. One part of the museum I wish I’d had more time to examine was a temporary exhibit called Place and Replace: The Making of Old Sacramento. While I was growing up in the eastern […]