Kitchen, bakery, and millstones: The interior rooms, probably finished in 1842/43, contained a large kitchen to feed the dozens of fur trappers, tradesmen, and others who lived there or frequently visited — California’s Olden Golden Days blog Advertisements
The Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge for the week of November 15, 2017. Show us your interpretation of today’s theme, “Experimental.” Venturing out to experience the near-total solar eclipse last August felt like an experiment, although I wasn’t prepared to risk damaging my new camera by actually pointing […]
My entry for Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge this week. This topic is fairly self-explanatory. Let’s see how creative you can get with this topic. I’m looking forward to what you all decide to post.
Throughout the 19th and early 20th centuries, the Sacramento River Delta fairly bustled with paddlewheel steamboats traveling between the cities of Sacramento and San Francisco. Most of these iconic riverboats have been long forgotten; but the sister ships Delta King and Delta Queen, launched in 1927, are two […]
The theme for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is Letter M – Needs to have 2 M’s anywhere in the word. Let’s see how creative you can we can be on this challenge. Have fun with this week’s challenge.
Sacramento Delta adventures — 1998, 1999, and 2001 The Big Guy grew up fishing with his family, so it was only natural that some of our most enjoyable family vacations in recent years have been spent near (or sometimes on) local California waters. Even though his parents relocated […]
The Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge for the week of November 8, 2017. This week, show us something you appreciate despite — or even because of — its short shelf life. My temporary home during my brief vacation in San Francisco in August this year was The Dakota. […]