I explored the Oaks Nature Trail at Folsom Lake’s Peninsula Campground once before, last summer; even though this path is a bit more “civilized” than the dirt horse trails I usually like to wander, I still enjoyed myself a lot. And this time out was even better. Everything was much more green than during my summertime visit. I had a […]
I got the chance to learn something about the all-too-brief lives of California Pipevine Swallowtails last Friday while hiking along the south fork of the American River at Folsom Lake. It was amazing how these beautiful butterflies were literally everywhere around me, on just about every wildflower. The California Pipevine is a rare subspecies of the Pipevine Swallowtail, found only […]
Here are a few more images from my recent hikes at Brown’s Ravine and Snipes-Pershing Ravine.
Lately I’ve been shooting a lot of spring wildflowers; but I’ve also been having a lot of fun shooting another springtime feature, the many small creeks that feed into Natoma and Folsom lakes. I can’t always find out the names of these tiny (and often temporary) waterways, and they’re not always easy to access — especially with so much poison […]
The Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge for the week of April 18, 2018. This week, show us your interpretation of prolific.
This past Saturday, Mom and I went to check out the annual Lambtown Festival in Dixon, so I thought this week I’d share some memories of the small herd of Barbados-mix sheep she used to keep on her property. Initially they were there to take care of the out-of-control weed situation, but after awhile they became pets as well. And […]