So many questions…

I’m not sure why a fire extinguisher was floating in Lake Natoma or how it got there; I do know it made me do a double take and go back to make sure I wasn’t hallucinating. I also hope that someone retrieved it and disposed of it properly.

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Park, undeveloped

I’ve never explored this wooded area on the west side of Main Avenue because I believed it was private property — until I noticed a brand new Orangevale Parks sign attached to the utility pole. This ravine, not far from the Rollingwood Athletic Club and right on the border between Orangevale and Fair Oaks, has also been the location of […]

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Treasure hunt, Part 1

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:

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Camellia

This is the time of year when our camellias bloom, then drop their petals onto the driveway, where they wither away. Sometimes I’ll find an intact flower lying on the ground, somehow more delicate and beautiful than when it was still alive, on the bush.

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