It’s only the dried hull of a chestnut lying on a neighborhood street. But my first thought was that I’d stumbled on one of the infamous Langoliers that Stephen King wrote about! Advertisements
When I visited Capitol Park in Sacramento, I was overwhelmed by all the different varieties of trees covering the grounds. I actually didn’t get a chance to see them all; so I have at least one good excuse for going back again. Luckily, this episode of California’s Gold […]
The theme of Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is Needs to start with the letter I. If you have a photo of an igloo this challenge is perfect for you. All you need this week is a topic that starts with the letter I. Or for those who […]
The statue of Ronald Reagan, unveiled in 2015, now sits in the lower rotunda area of the Capitol Building. According to our very entertaining tour guide, this part of the building was formerly known as “the Basement” — but once the former president’s likeness took up residence, the […]
Augustus Sutter arrived in California when it was still very much a part of Mexico. The Emigrant Quarters in Sutter’s Fort represents the welcome he gave to those who followed him, arriving from the United States and other parts of the world.
Fort Ross Lodge, January 2003 — The Big Guy likes to visit the California coast during the winter because there are fewer people around and, as a general rule, the ocean tends to be calmer. That means it’s much easier (and more productive) to fish for perch and […]