Young eagles

The mother eagle teaches her little ones to fly by making their nest so uncomfortable that they are forced to leave it and commit themselves to the unknown world of air outside. – Hannah Whitehall Smith I heard these juvenile bald eagles before I saw them on my hike […]

American summer

Next Tuesday will be the Fourth of July — summer undeniably is upon us. Years ago, The Big Guy and I used to walk or bike down to the shore of Lake Natoma after dark every July 4th to watch the grand finale fireworks display above the Folsom Rodeo. […]

WPC: Delta

The Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge for the week of June 28, 2017. For this week’s photo challenge, share a picture that symbolizes transitions, change, and the passing of time. I stumbled upon this construction site behind the Folsom Zoo a couple of weeks ago and was mystified. […]

Leave only footprints

I swear I’m going to start bringing along a garbage bag and a trash grabber on my morning hikes! I just can’t comprehend why people come to enjoy nature — and then leave it spoiled by their refuse. But I see this every day, no matter where I’m […]

Four-legged couch potato

One of the images I used in Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge today got me thinking back to our Doberman-Rottweiler, Buster, and how much he enjoyed snoozing on our sofa. He was the only one of our dogs ever allowed on the furniture, and he took full advantage of […]

Creature comforts

The theme of Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is Furniture, Tables, Chairs, Sofas. Any kind of furniture is allowed in this challenge.  It can be indoor, outdoor or even furniture for a doll house.  See how creative you can get on this challenge.

Dutch goes the Photo!

Focus Hocus Pocus

NorCal Zen

Northern California. Organic Gardening. Mindfulness. Horses. German Shepherds. Hiking. Photography

Chronicles of an Anglo Swiss

Welcome to the Anglo Swiss World

Rantings Of A Third Kind

The Blog about everything and nothing and it's all done in the best possible taste!

The Geeky Gaeilgeoir

Musings on, and sometimes in, the Irish language

Street Photography

Straßenfotografie • Beobachtungen am Wegesrand


If you don't look around once in a while, you might miss it - Ferris Bueller's Day Off

What's (in) the Picture?

Chris Breebaart Photography - finding stories

Salle de Shoot - Photographie

Dealer d'histoires photographiques

The NorCal Hiker

Exploring California, one trail at a time

An Appetite For Beauty

'Beauty is truth, truth beauty,'—that is all ye know on earth, and all ye need to know.

Alois Absenger


Christine J Randall

writing fantasy for your entertainment

The Photographer Smiled...

... when she finally got the picture

Parkway Blog

An American River Parkway Preservation Society Weblog

Daily Feline Wisdom

Wise cats help you be more like them

phppi street photography

In this blog I will cover all your questions on street photography and cityscape photography

The Shower of Blessings

Giving and Receiving Blessings

Back Garden Moths

Photographing and Recording The Moths of A Staffordshire Garden


Hiking. Photos. MYOG. Ultralight Gear. Thoughts. Out in the woods.

Footloose Forever

Travel Diary of A Wandering Mind

The Way I Am

Live everyday as if it was your last

All images © I-Shan Lin

Friendly Fairy Tales

Fairy Tales and Poetry Celebrating Magic and Nature for Kids of all Ages


Decades of her words.

Sauce Box

Never get lost in the Sauce


Spinnos Emmanuil

Laidback Gardener

Welcome to Larry Hodgson’s world

Joshi Daniel Photography

Images of People Photoblog

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A painter's diary of life in the rugged North West of Ireland

Living on Vancouver Island

my photographs of life on this beautiful island

Pete Hillman's Nature Photography

Photographing the beauty and wonder of Staffordshire wildlife and more