The theme for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is White.
The Yuba Gold Fields are a fascinating place for me because they give a very good idea of what the area around Mississippi Bar on Lake Natoma would have looked like after the dredgers finished their work in 1962. At Lake Natoma, the Teichart Aggregate Company reclaimed much of the resultant dredger tailings and crushed them into gravel; when the […]
We had seen the sign indicating Stump Beach plenty of times before, but on this trip we stopped to check it out. Once down on the beach, the Big Guy headed south along the cliffs to find a good fishing spot; I lingered on the beach for a few minutes before following him. Besides spotting a trio of harbor seals […]
In the past I’ve come across quite a few Indian grinding rocks within hiking distance of my house, as well as some a bit farther away; the ones on both sides of the American River near the Lake Natoma Crossing come to mind. But I was really surprised when I recently discovered a couple of holes even closer to where […]