Snipes-Pershing Ravine

About 18 years ago, the State of California acquired the roughly 45 acres of land known as Snipes-Pershing Ravine. Several groups and individuals, including the Sacramento Valley Open Space Conservancy, had been pushing for a long time for preservation of the area. It’s surrounded on three sides by suburban housing, with Lake Natoma to the east. It’s a great place […]

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Classics at Pow Wow Days

This was my third year seeing the annual Pow Wow Days parade. Rather than stand along the parade route, I like to walk up Main Avenue, where most of the participants are staging before the official start. It’s a fun way to get a pretty close-up view of the classic cars before everything gets moving. There’s a great variety of […]

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WPC: Jubilant

The Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge for the week of May 20, 2016. Jubilant, adjective: showing great joy, satisfaction, or triumph; rejoicing; exultant… Let’s all end this week on a high note, with images that say jubilant. Hey, guys — I just heard a rumor that we’re part of the Orangevale Pow Wow Days parade!  Isn’t that hilarious?  Somebody ought to let them know […]

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