These pictures were taken in 1975, on a trip my dad took without the rest of our family; some of them show the Casa de Niños orphanage, and you can see the difference between these and the photos from last week’s post. Just this week I discovered a few much more recent photos of the orphanage on the Fishin Mission Adventures […]
As I’m sure I have said before, the American River Parkway is an amazing green space in the middle of sprawling urban and suburban development. To quote from a wonderful little book titled The Lower American River, Prehistory to Parkway: It preserves a precious open space greenbelt through a largely metropolitan area with a population of more than 1.3 million […]
The Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge for the week of October 7, 2016. For this week’s challenge, share a photo that features H2O; the element of water. Water comes in many different states and guises. From a foggy morning to your favorite watercolor painting, how will you show H2O in a photograph?
Hi there — this is the second week of my Wednesday series featuring episodes of Huell Howser’s show, California’s Gold. I’m sharing links to the archived videos, partly because I’ve always enjoyed watching the series, and partly because I’m discovering there are an awful lot of episodes I’ve never actually seen — like this one. There are literally countless success stories in […]
Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge for this week is Dark Reds. This week the color is Dark Reds – Red, Burgundy, Maroon. You can show off photos you have taken of any dark red colors. Have fun with this challenge this week.
We have been providing love to our kids long enough now that a number of our earlier children have returned to visit the home they remember with fondness, and to thank us for the love they received while here. Often they portray their time with us as the sole bright spot and changed focus of an otherwise troubled youth. Remember […]