June 1978 — If there are two experiences from my 1978 Canadian road trip that I wish I could re-live today, they would have to be those from this week’s post. Even though I was very much present for both, I can’t honestly say I fully appreciated how very special they were at the time. I know I’ve said this […]
June 1978 — We had reached Leavenworth, Washington, rather late in the afternoon on a Tuesday, with no time or energy to explore; and so we actually spent two nights at the KOA — with the Wenatchee River just a few steps from our campsite. I originally shared these images back in February 2017. In between window shopping among the […]
Fort Ross, located on the Sonoma coast, has been one of my favorite historical places to visit; that’s partly because it is so easily visible from Highway 1 and seems to beckon me every time I pass by. This episode of California’s Gold originally aired in 1991; and these days the Fort Ross Conservancy hosts many types of activities for […]
This week I’m sharing a few more pictures from visits to San Diego in the early 1980s. I had (and still have) a serious fascination with historic sailing ships, so visiting the full-rigged ship Star of India at the Maritime Museum of San Diego was a serious thrill. Another popular tourist spot was the Point Loma Lighthouse; it’s definitely photogenic, as […]
San Francisco Bay has seen plenty of ships come and go since the days of the California Gold Rush. In this episode of California’s Gold, Huell learns a few things about the long hard sea journey around Cape Horn, surviving on lemonade and hardtack, and what it takes to handle sails and raise the anchor. Huell sails aboard the state’s […]
The theme for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is Columns and Vertical Lines. Let’s see how creative you can be on for this week’s challenge. Have fun with this week’s challenge.