It’s beautiful in photos and on film, and even more breathtaking in person. The Neptune Pool at Hearst Castle is unique and beautiful; and if you ever get a chance to visit the site, especially on a warm day, you may feel tempted to test the waters for yourself! Of course, that’s strictly forbidden — unless you happen to be […]
Pan dulce at the Roseville farmer’s market The theme for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is View from the Side. You can take photos of anything from people sides of buildings, to cars or even the your side view mirror. Don’t forget about the side views of animals or flowers too. Have fun with this challenge.
Hearst Castle, near the central coast, is one of the most amazing spots in California. It was created by William Randolph Hearst and architect Julia Morgan and completed in the mid 1940s. One could wander the house and gardens almost endlessly and never tire of the experience. I’ve been lucky enough to visit twice, but it remains near the top of […]
Last weekend I was out at the flea market looking through some used books; I brought home a few, including an old (empty) photo album for which I paid the grand sum of $1. Today I decided to transfer some of my old prints into my “new” album… and I found the above photo in one of the sleeves. I don’t […]
The U.S. starts Daylight Saving Time this weekend — early Sunday morning, to be exact. The little phrase I always heard growing up was “Spring forward, fall back,” meaning the clock moves forward in spring and back in the fall/autumn. I could still never manage to keep it straight! Northern California is having a little taste of spring this weekend, […]
Recently I met a wonderful lady at the Roseville auction who was working as a volunteer to benefit The Last Wild Place mustang refuge in Nevada. She was passionate about her love for these beautiful horses and the need to give them a safe place to live and run free. I was thinking of her when I chose this episode […]
The Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge for the week of March 8, 2017. Sharing wishes with strangers makes a powerful emotional statement. For quinceañera or other special occasions, that very special dress is many a young girl’s deepest wish.