My dream house would have floor-to-ceiling bookshelves in every room. In reality, I have only enough space for a few small bookshelves, so now and then I need to clear out some space. The other day I walked over to my neighborhood Little Free Library to donate a stack of paperbacks and browse the offerings. Even though I normally avoid […]
My entry for Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge this week.
One more week of images from Holland, scanned from my vintage Viewmaster reels.
And now for something completely different — this week I have some images scanned from one of my vintage Viewmaster reels. I fell in love with the Viewmaster as a young child after discovering it on my Grandma’s toy shelf. In fact, I held onto that same 1950s-era device; and when I realized that it was possible to buy vintage […]
Some days when I’m wandering around at Denio’s I feel a little like I’m visiting a really cool museum — the trick is scouting out the really good stuff from all the other visual distractions. I’ve so many wonderful items lately, I need to spread them across more than one blog post! Old photos:
Believe it or not, even though I’m a native Northern Californian and have lived here my entire life, I’ve never gotten around to visiting Yosemite. I know my parents have been there — as evidenced by their photographs, some of which I shared in Memory Monday, Week 4 — and it’s definitely on my bucket list. Yosemite has seen quite […]
Back in October 1995, I spent a day in San Francisco with my friend Julie. I’m pretty sure we both had a good time, although to be honest I don’t remember all the details of our rather haphazard excursion. Luckily I wrote about that day in my journal. I did take pictures, but my photography skills weren’t the greatest and […]
It’s a very odd feeling to look down in the dirt and spot a long yellow weed casually making its way across your path. As soon as I realized I was looking at a stick insect (Phasmatodea), I knelt down with my camera. Unfortunately, this was the best I could do, since he had no interest whatsoever in posing for […]