Snow in summer

I know I keep talking about the heat this summer; actually yesterday morning I started musing that it’s already August, September will soon be here (although September is usually still a warm month in these parts), and the next thing you know it will be autumn. That led me to wonder how much rain and snow we’ll get this coming […]

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Under Hazel Avenue bridge

I took my bike out for a spin the other day for the first time in quite a while. Wanting to travel light, I tucked the small Fujifilm camera into my bag — although shooting pictures wasn’t my main goal. Still, as I paused in the shade of the bridge, the sun sparkling on the water caught my eye. I […]

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All fired up

The theme of Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is all about fire fighting! This week the topic is Fire Trucks, Fire Houses, Fire Hydrant — basically anything to do with putting fires out. Abandoned Station #33, with flagpole, blank red sign, and two fire hydrants:

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Cee’s Odd Ball Challenge

Cee’s Odd Ball Photo Challenge: July 23, 2017 Sometimes when you’re hiking, things get left behind: Someone forgot to take this sign down… about three years ago: I like this one-legged sign; and in the background, the opposite of farm-fresh produce — a McDonalds: Either someone is practicing their sculpting skills, or this guy had a very hard fall:

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Turkey patrol

I found this small group of turkeys loitering near the entrance to California State Prison, Sacramento, located in Folsom. The sign in the background says “No public access. You are under surveillance” — but I never realized the State of California was using turkeys as prison guards! I was surprised by the lovely iridescent feathers:

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