It was nice and cool in the mountains at 8700 feet (2651 meters) where The Big Guy and I went hiking today. Kind of hard to come back to the valley heat!
The Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge for the week of July 26, 2017 This week, share something that satisfies you. Every year The Big Guy buys the yearly pass to our State Park system. Most of the time he uses it to launch his bass boat at the various lakes in our area. But he’s been telling me for awhile […]
The next best thing to a train is a rail car! I wasn’t even aware that Folsom had handcar races until I noticed this sign at the Folsom Railroad Museum; sadly, I missed the event this past May — but I’ve already got my calendar marked for next year! This episode of California’s Gold features the beautiful scenery of Northern […]
The theme of Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is all about fire fighting! This week the topic is Fire Trucks, Fire Houses, Fire Hydrant — basically anything to do with putting fires out. Abandoned Station #33, with flagpole, blank red sign, and two fire hydrants:
Pond fishing near Rocklin, Summer 1989 The site of the Spring Valley Ranch in Rocklin was one of our favorite local spots to fish for bluegill — a picturesque, undeveloped area dotted with old oaks and numerous small ponds. Nowadays if you go looking for our fishing grounds all you’ll find is the Whitney Ranch development — a lot of […]