Even if you’ve never heard of Studebaker automobiles, you’ve probably heard of Levi’s jeans. If you’re like me, you know that Levi’s had their origins during the years of the California Gold Rush. But I was amazed to learn the Studebaker story, from wooden wagons to wheelbarrows to 1950-era cars. This is a fun episode and a good reminder that […]
The San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park includes the Hyde Street Pier, where visitors can explore historic ships and enjoy some amazing views of the city and the bay.
Recently one of my fellow bloggers, MickETalbot, shared an image on his blog of one rock perched precariously atop another and this comment: Apart from my family I don’t personally know of anybody else who plays at rock balancing. None of them, or myself, have managed 3 high, still trying though. I live near and hike a lot in areas with […]
Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge for this week is Houses and/or Barns. This week the topic is Houses and/or Barns. This week I want to see houses of all sorts anything from from a small shack to apartments to mansions. I also am curious where we keep our pets and animals so barns, chicken house, and dog houses are allowed as […]
Constructed in the 1930s, the Colorado River Aqueduct is considered one of the greatest engineering projects in the world – bringing water to thirsty Southern Californians across over 200 miles of barren, remote desert. Starting at Lake Havasu, we trace the route the water follows through huge pipes, tunnels, canals and pumping plants. Along the way we meet the men […]
Despite the loneliness and despair that enveloped us, we made the best we could with the situation. I hope when you look at these you see the spirit of the people; people trying to reconstruct a community despite overwhelming obstacles. This, I feel, is the essence of these home movies — Dave Tatsuno, home movie maker This episode of California’s […]
Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge for this week is Dark Reds. This week the color is Dark Reds – Red, Burgundy, Maroon. You can show off photos you have taken of any dark red colors. Have fun with this challenge this week.