Like many of you, I’m spending most of my time at home these days. Although I live within walking distance of some lovely, scenic trails, they’ve become so crowded lately, seven days a week, that it seems safer and less stressful to stay away. However, one day last week I did go out to Folsom Lake with the Big Guy; […]
This morning we managed to find a spot out at Folsom Lake where very few other people were hiking, and the birds were in abundance. The best part was that, with no boats on the water and minimal vehicle traffic on the roads, it was possible to fully enjoy the sounds of nature on this warm spring day.
I’m not sure why a fire extinguisher was floating in Lake Natoma or how it got there; I do know it made me do a double take and go back to make sure I wasn’t hallucinating. I also hope that someone retrieved it and disposed of it properly.
I’m not sure precisely when this bridge was constructed (although the sign below does give a hint, I suppose). I do recall that back in the 1980s when I used to hike out along New York Creek with the Big Guy to fish off the shore of Folsom Lake, the bridge did not yet exist. A lot can change in […]
Last Monday, I wrote about climbing up the trail at Mt Konocti; but of course that was only half the story. As I limped my way up the road (at an elevation of roughly 3500 feet) toward Mary Downen’s cabin, I was marveling at the view through the old orchard and down into the valley below. I happened to turn […]
The theme for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is Point Your Camera Upwards.