Lake Natoma is basically a roughly 5-mile section of the American River flooded beyond its natural banks by a dam on either end — Folsom Dam to the north and Nimbus Dam to the south. And yet there is so much more to this lake embedded in suburbia. Mornings are my favorite time to visit, and I never get tired […]
Happy Independence Day to everyone in the US! I hope your holiday is safe and fun.
Last night from 8 to 8:30 I was standing in my driveway taking in a pretty cool light show; it was accompanied by a few distant rumbles of thunder but no rain, at least in my area.
It was sort of annoying, hearing the constant noise of a helicopter coming and going all morning as I was headed out on my hike — but I was actually more annoyed at the fact that all the trees around me were shielding my view, even when the chopper sounded as if it was right on top of me! Things […]