Mississippi Bar is very large, and these days most of it consists mainly of heaps of dredger tailings, trees of various sizes, and plenty of dirt trails. The area closest to the intersection of Main and Sunset avenues was occupied by Teichart Aggregates for many years; when the company moved out, they did quite a bit of re-landscaping to mitigate […]
Nimbus Basin views, from my hike on February 16, 2019.
I spent last Friday with the Big Guy, driving to Lake Berryessa and doing a little exploring near the Smittle Creek trailhead. It was great to get away from home for awhile… although our day was marred by a few mishaps. On our way to the western shore of Berryessa, we missed our turnoff and drove all the way to […]
North Texas, the day after Christmas 2018 — the wind was whipping a storm up from the southeast, dark clouds came rolling in, and heavy rain, with the frequent flash and boom of thunderstorms, was soon to follow.
October 1996, Leavenworth, Washington — With this post I’m continuing my memories of the trip I took in 1996 with my mom to central Washington. There are so many things I wish I had photographed on that memorable journey — but all I have is a handful of images that don’t begin to tell the real story of the adventure we […]
In early November 1996 I traveled from Sacramento to Redding via Amtrak bus to meet up with the Big Guy and see him compete in a pro-am fishing tournament put on by West Coast Bass. I took a few pictures while there — but sadly, none of my journey or the actual tournament (yeah, I’m not sure why, either). It’s […]