Spring/Summer 1962 — My last few slides from the 1960s cover our family trip to the northern coast of California, specifically Patrick’s Point State Park. Even though I can’t really remember the details of this visit, I do have a warmly nostalgic feeling about Patrick’s Point and a burning desire to revisit and hike the same trails. I originally posted […]
Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park is definitely on my wish list of places to visit in the next few years, and Fern Canyon is a fairly small but uniquely beautiful feature of the park. In this 2003 episode of Golden Parks I was intrigued to learn that portions of the second Jurassic Park movie were filmed in this location. Prairie […]
About a month ago I described what you could expect to see from my family slides in the next few weeks: … I’m briefly returning to boxed slides from 1957 — this week to Washington, D.C., and later to Chicago, Iowa, and San Diego, California. Did I say San Diego? Well, the box is labeled “San Diego 1959” — but […]
The theme for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is Pastels/Soft Colors. Pastels on Sutter Street in Historic Folsom:
I originally shared these pictures in 2017 (see Memory Monday, Week 55). I’m not sure of the location of the first three images — my mom’s best guess was “somewhere in Pennsylvania.” The bottom two are from Niagara Falls and Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
Now, I know that last Monday I promised to show some slides from the 1960s this week. However, I now realize I have just a couple more sets from the 1950s to rescan before moving on. I’m definitely enjoying myself sorting through and attempting to organize this slide collection — but it can be a bit overwhelming at times, especially […]