Mississippi pools

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 […]

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Lake Berryessa

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 […]

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Memory Monday, Week 97

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 […]

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