Saturday market

Here are some more colorful items I found as I wandered around at Denio’s flea market in Roseville. Even the bits and pieces I can’t identify are still fascinating! I wish I had managed a better shot of the lovely drawing above. It looks to me like a captain sitting by the wheel of his boat and smoking a long-stem […]

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Saturday at Denio’s

It’s hard to believe, but it’s been eight months since I last made the drive out to¬† Denio’s in Roseville! There were many, many weekends when I thought of going but never quite made it. Things can change a lot in that period of time, as vendors relocate to a different section of the grid, or perhaps even disappear completely. […]

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Memory Monday: Scenes from the ROK

All of the photos in the current collection are held in five old-fashioned self-adhesive “magnetic” albums, with acetate covers intended to protect the photographs. Even though we now know these types of albums are actually destructive to prints (especially those in color), they are still being sold in stores. Pictures stored in them tend to become brittle and discolored and, […]

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Sportsman’s paradise

You may recall that in previous years I’ve posted photos showing the inside of the Cabela’s store in Fort Worth, Texas, as seen during my late December visits. It’s really impossible to overstate how seriously the folks in Texas feel about fishing and football; and since the Big Guy isn’t into football, we usually end up visiting the giant Cabela’s […]

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Market day

It’s been quite a few years since I’ve used anything other than a digital camera, and so one Saturday morning last May I loaded my Canon Rebel T2 with black and white film and headed for the Sutter Street farmers market to see what I could find. Even though they may not be the best images I’ve ever shot, I […]

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