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Proud as a…

When visiting the Folsom Zoo Sanctuary, you’ll soon discover that pea fowl — mostly the males — are in charge of running the place and spend all their time proudly walking inspection throughout the park. One may escort you patiently along the path… or help keep you from inadvertently dropping off to sleep with its raucous and penetrating calls. Be sure […]

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Crossing Lake Natoma

I’m not the only one who enjoys hanging out near Lake Natoma’s three bridges in the mornings. My first image was taken while standing on the 1893 pedestrian bridge, looking downstream. The second image is from the same bridge, looking upstream. And my final image was taken below the newest bridge, the Lake Natoma Crossing — if you look carefully […]

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Cat napping, Part 3

Last December I got some pretty nice shots of some Sumatran tigers at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. They live in a fairly large, almost jungle-like enclosure but have to put up with great numbers of humans gawking at them every day as they lurk and pace: The Folsom Zoo Sanctuary is much smaller; the animals’ quarters are well […]

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WPC: Heritage

The Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge for the week of May 17, 2017. This week, share a photo that channels a living tradition, whether it’s your own or someone else’s. Out of all the fascinating objects I’ve seen at the Roseville flea market this spring, I’m always especially drawn to those that remind me of items my family bought on […]

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