A few days ago I happened to see an episode of the Science Channel show Mysteries of the Abandoned, and they had a segment about the Salton Sea and the ghost town of Bombay Beach. The story seemed vaguely familiar — and then I remembered that Huell had featured the area in a couple of different episodes. I’m pretty sure […]
I’m a sucker for waterfalls — even a little tiny one in the water feature of a neighbor’s landscaped yard. Something about the sound of cascading water can make me pause on my way home from a 4-mile hike and stand sweating in the sunshine long enough to play around with my camera settings. And since I can’t decide which […]
Here are some views along the banks of Sweetwater Creek, shot in late April and mid May 2020.
The theme for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is Sense of Hearing. Anything you like to hear is allowed in this challenge. I wasn’t too creative in my photos, but think about what you like to listen to: a voice, the wind, the ocean, music, purr of a cat, birds singing, etc. Be creative and have fun. Most of […]
I mentioned in a post a few days ago that due to the rising water level at Folsom Lake I missed out on seeing the old Salmon Falls Bridge out of the water. I’ve actually walked across that bridge in the past, but that was several years ago, and I don’t seem to have any photos of that excursion. This […]
I spent half the day hiking along the South Fork of the American River near Salmon Falls, and there’s so much to see and explore that I still feel like I’ve barely scratched the surface. The water level has risen since our last visit, so I missed out on seeing the old Salmon Falls bridge that pops out of the […]
The theme for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is Public transportation, bus, RV, trees, bird, whale, tent, grass, bridge, water, white, green, window, or come up with your own topic.
One of my strong childhood memories is of riding in the car with my family as we traveled northwards on the shore of Clear Lake, heading to Fort Bragg on the California coast. Clear Lake was pretty much a mystery to me in those days; I saw very little of it — but I did see the low, arched, brown […]