I hiked up Mt Konocti alone, and I’ll admit there were a few moments when I wondered if I’d made a big mistake. It wasn’t that the trail was rough — but the climb was unrelenting, and I had to stop several times just to get my breath back. And then there was the pain in my left knee; it […]
A selection of items I’ve spotted at Denio’s Farmers Market and Swap Meet in Roseville, November 2019 through February 2020.
Despite its name, Main Avenue is not the main street of Orangevale. It was actually named after a water line (as was another local street, Central). Main is roughly three miles long, a busy two-lane road with a high school and two elementary schools nearby; but these days Main is more of a back road than a major thoroughfare. I […]
When there is plenty of driftwood available to work with, these temporary structures can get pretty elaborate. I wonder how many people cooperated to build these; was there an architect involved? I’ll probably never know.
Living in the suburbs often seems a bit dull, especially compared to life in a large city. Endless rows of well-tended lawns and gaping garage doors don’t seem to offer much to point my camera at. But if I keep my eyes open and look very carefully, here and there I might spot something that adds a bit of spice […]
Not sure how I missed these cuties on my walk yesterday — but when I spotted them today, I had to add their pictures to my collection and share them!