Up until now I’ve been trying to follow the chronological order of the original PBS series; but for this week I decided to skip ahead a little. I happened to catch this episode a few days ago, and I enjoyed it so much I couldn’t wait to share it with you. Perhaps it will brighten your day just a little […]
Huell discovers what it was like to visit Yosemite, including the historic Wawona Hotel, in the 19th & early 20th centuries. Yosemite National Park has seen quite a lot of changes over the years since its creation in 1864. Most recently, the historic Wawona Hotel in the southern portion of the park changed hands and — ever since March 2016 […]
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 […]
The Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge for the week of October 21, 2016. Has something bright or reflective caught your eye in the moment? Share a photo of something you were able to explore a bit!
As I’m sure I have said before, the American River Parkway is an amazing green space in the middle of sprawling urban and suburban development. To quote from a wonderful little book titled The Lower American River, Prehistory to Parkway: It preserves a precious open space greenbelt through a largely metropolitan area with a population of more than 1.3 million […]
I’ve already posted about the day I spent in the Delta on a boat looking for bass — my response to The Daily Post’s Weekly Photo Challenge, Quest, is here, and there are plenty of other Quests to be found here. But it occurred to me that riding in a bass boat, capable of traveling upwards of 50 miles per hour over the water, is something that a lot of people probably haven’t done. I thought it might be fun to try and share the experience, or at least some of it. I don’t have a GoPro camera, just my phone. And trust me, I was hanging onto it for dear life! I hope you enjoy the video.
The Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge for the week of September 23, 2016. What are you in search of? Capture a quest with your camera. Last Friday morning I headed out with The Big Guy to the California Delta to hunt for bass. He has a very big fishing tournament coming up in a few weeks, and his Quest is to […]