All fired up

The theme of Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is all about fire fighting! This week the topic is Fire Trucks, Fire Houses, Fire Hydrant — basically anything to do with putting fires out. Abandoned Station #33, with flagpole, blank red sign, and two fire hydrants: Advertisements

Memory Monday, Week 36

Pond fishing near Rocklin, Summer 1989 The site of the Spring Valley Ranch in Rocklin was one of our favorite local spots to fish for bluegill — a picturesque, undeveloped area dotted with old oaks and numerous small ponds. Nowadays if you go looking for our fishing grounds […]

Cee’s Odd Ball Challenge

Cee’s Odd Ball Photo Challenge: July 23, 2017 Sometimes when you’re hiking, things get left behind: Someone forgot to take this sign down… about three years ago: I like this one-legged sign; and in the background, the opposite of farm-fresh produce — a McDonalds: Either someone is practicing […]

Turkey patrol

I found this small group of turkeys loitering near the entrance to California State Prison, Sacramento, located in Folsom. The sign in the background says “No public access. You are under surveillance” — but I never realized the State of California was using turkeys as prison guards! I […]

Hallo, Rabbit

“Hallo, Rabbit,” he said, “is that you?” “Let’s pretend it isn’t,” said Rabbit, “and see what happens.” ― A.A. Milne I was doing a bit of power walking up the hill at a nearby park this morning when I noticed this cottontail foraging for breakfast. He seemed more curious […]

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