I’m not sure why I haven’t shared these before; maybe it’s because I took them with my phone rather than my regular camera. This red-winged blackbird showed up in the window of my in-laws’ cottage at Clearlake, back in May. We tried to figure out what he was up to — puffing himself up and preening for several minutes, then […]
My entry for Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge this week.
I only noticed this rather sad sight as I was about to leave Anderson Ranch SHP after my hike to the ridge and back. When I had arrived in the morning, the park’s gate wasn’t yet open, so I left my car along the side of nearby Anderson Ranch Parkway. At the end of this short street sits the Lake […]
With this post, I’m concluding my series of posts covering my hikes at Anderson Marsh State Historic Park in early May of this year. After I had crossed the flats and circled around to the back of the ridge, I happened across a trail sign pointing the way toward McVicar. Although I wasn’t quite sure what/where McVicar was — and […]
Last Sunday I wrote about heading out along the Anderson Flats Trail while visiting Clear Lake earlier this month. I was hoping to climb the ridge and look out over a grand vista; but I had a little bit of trouble figuring out which of several branching paths to follow. Later on I realized I did find the roughly circular […]
When I visited Anderson Marsh State Historic Park (links to PDF) on a Wednesday afternoon last week, I pretty much had the place all to myself, at least when it came to humans. Even though the temperature was pretty warm, I couldn’t resist checking out at least one of the many hiking trails; so I chose the trail that led […]