Like a rock

Walking around on dredger tailings like the ones on Mississippi Bar, you see an awful lot of rocks. Most of them are pretty unremarkable at first glance; of course, you could spend a lifetime sifting through these rocks and finding interesting colors and shapes. Traveling over the rock piles can be tricky — if you don’t watch your step it’s […]

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Lost along the way

Over the years, I’ve come across quite a wide variety of stuff while hiking around Lake Natoma and my neighborhood; aside from the obvious food and drink trash that some people (sadly) leave behind, I’ve seen shoes, toys, game score cards, men’s suspenders (aka braces), a wheelbarrow, a coaster wagon, and various items of clothing. Sometimes it seems fairly obvious […]

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