The Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge for the week of December 19, 2017 To celebrate the end of the year, share the most meaningful photo you’ve taken in 2017. The photos that are the most special to me this year are shots of local wildlife that I never would have been able to capture without my new Canon’s zoom lens. […]
Long ago I wrote a short essay for a college English class in which I included a few details about the raising of the Sacramento streets during the 1860s. I’m fairly sure I’d heard the story from a tour guide at the historic Governor’s Mansion, but because I couldn’t cite a primary source for the information my instructor seemed to […]
Even though these flowers have clearly passed their peak of beauty, I still find them irresistible.
The theme for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is Needs to start with the letter R and have at least six letters. Let’s see how creative you can we can be on this challenge. Have fun with this week’s challenge.
February-March 1957 Two weeks ago I started the narrative of this road trip with a look at Washington D.C.; but the nation’s capital was actually my parents’ last stop before turning west toward home in California. So this week I’d like to go back to the point where my mom and my sister arrived in Chicago on the train and […]
Since starting my little dogwalking gig, I haven’t found as much time to go out hiking and looking for things to shoot. My big new Canon has taken a temporary backseat to the palm-size Fujifilm and occasionally my camera phone. And there are days I’m not feeling especially inspired by anything I see, or I can’t seem to spare a […]