One of my favorite trails through the state park runs parallel to (and just a stone’s throw from) very busy Greenback Lane; and yet if I can get out early enough it can be a great place to snack on juicy blackberries, listen to all sorts of bird songs, encounter some Valley Quail, or maybe even spot a blacktail buck. […]
Thus far this year I’ve been doing an extremely poor job at getting outside and shooting — well, anything at all. I suppose it was probably similar in January 2019, but lately I just have the strong desire to burrow into a nice warm bed and stay there until spring! To help remind myself (and you, as well) that warm […]
I’ll admit, a show about “old wood” doesn’t sound all that thrilling, but as usual Huell manages to come up with a fun as well as informational adventure. Originally aired in 2011, this episode of California’s Gold features two sites that I hope to visit in the future. First up, it’s a magnificent covered bridge in the Mother Lode town […]
I went along with the Big Guy this morning to check out River Bend Park in Rancho Cordova. It was my first time there, and I hadn’t realized the park was quite so large! Since we could stay for only about an hour today, I’m now looking forward to going back and exploring much more intensely. We did spot some […]
Between fires, drought, and various other indignities, our local trees have been having a rough time over the past few years.