Earlier this week I returned with the Big Guy to the Sweetwater Creek area of the South Fork of the American River to continue our explorations of the Folsom Lake shoreline. We parked by the side of the road and quickly found a great trail that paralleled the creek for a ways. But the lake levels have risen quite a […]
I shot these pictures in the middle of October, which was the last time we saw overcast, cloudy skies in the area. The Big Guy has been disappointed at the lack of rain for its effect on the salmon run. And even though the nights are now getting decidedly chilly and most of the leaves have fallen off the sweetgum […]
There’s something irresistible about the California golden poppy — I really love this time of year when they start blooming all along the bike trail and by the side of the roads. I found this specimen yesterday afternoon when the clouds rolled in, bringing rain and a thunderstorm. I went back today and found that same poppy with its petals […]
All these California storms are proving a bit too much even for heavy equipment to handle. I found this guy turned over on his side just down the street from my house! Luckily I was able to get him back upright; it’s only a matter of time before the next wave of the storm blows through.
The theme for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is Cold.
A few images from my morning hike on Mississippi Bar.
When people look at clouds they do not see their real shape, which is no shape at all, or every shape, because they are constantly changing. They see whatever it is that their heart yearns for — Jose Eduardo Agualusa No dark cloud can forever prevent the sun from shining! — Mehmet Murat ildan