To the labyrinth

I’ve been wanting to go check out the Land’s End Labyrinth for awhile. The trails are good, but there are an awful lot of stairs to climb on the way back from the point. Still, with views like this, you might not mind the workout! Advertisements

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Pink and red

Today wasn’t the first time I’d seen the wild rose bush growing along the shore at Lake Natoma; but this morning its bright red rose hips caught my eye. Apparently, they won’t be ripe until later in the year, but they looked so irresistible, I picked one to bring home with me. And I wasn’t the only one checking out […]

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Dog paddle

The morning was warm, and when she had the chance to go for a swim, this dog didn’t hesitate! She headed out toward the middle of the lake, and for awhile it looked like she meant to stay out there all day. It took several minutes of her owner calling her back before she eventually turned back toward the shore. […]

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Backstop

I must have walked past this old backstop dozens of times without even noticing. It sits in a back corner behind the local elementary school, looking like a forgotten relic of another age. On this day, I was coming back from my morning hike, feeling rather tired and discouraged. Suddenly, there it was: broken, rusted, tilted askew, its small wheels […]

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