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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Spring in December

This week I got a case of “spring fever” and spent the last couple of days reorganizing my craft room/office. It felt great to toss out piles of stuff I don’t use anymore and to donate some more yarn to the Hooks and Needles crafting group at Folsom Prison (see video below). This is such a wonderful group, I would […]

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Folsom’s history: The Chan House

On the lower end of Sutter Street, not far from the Light Rail station, sits a small nondescript house. This tiny building, so easily overlooked, actually holds the key to a rich and fascinating — and mostly forgotten — chapter in Folsom’s history that reaches back to the 1850s gold rush. During the 1880s, Folsom contained a vibrant Chinatown with […]

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Folsom market day

Saturday Farmers Market around the Historic Railroad Turntable and Public Plaza in Historic Folsom every Saturday, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., year-round! Certified farmers’ locally grown seasonal fruits and vegetables. Freshly made baked goods, fresh eggs and dairy items, live music and so much more! Saturday Farmers Market

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Thank you for your service, sir!

This gentleman was very nice and allowed me to photograph him with his two beautiful service dogs Saturday morning on Sutter Street. It wasn’t until I got home and looked at the photo that I realized he’s a U.S. Navy veteran. I wish I had taken a little more time to chat with him and to thank him for his service — as well as for his work with these gorgeous service dogs. I’m sure he probably has a lot of great stories to tell!

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