If I’m hiking near Lake Natoma or Folsom Lake in the springtime, there’s just no way I’m going to pass by the gorgeous wildflowers without making a photograph. Some of these flowers I’ve come to know by name, but others remain a mystery to me. I consider it a bonus if I can identify them online and find out that […]
I’ve been posting a lot of images of roses lately, but I think that zinnias are my favorite flower — and today I stumbled upon a whole garden full of them — including one determined plant growing wild in a patch of dried weeds, just across the street.
Life is always better when you have something to look forward to — no matter how small that something might be. Right now, I’m looking forward to my vacation in mid August. In fact, I’m so obsessed with my upcoming adventure that I’ve actually got a countdown app on my phone! That seemed like a fun idea at the time […]
Even if I’m not lucky enough to spot a blacktail deer while hiking near Lake Natoma, there are still plenty of great details for my camera — if I keep my eyes and my mind open.
Flowering maple, also known as Temple Bells (one of my favorites). I found these in Sacramento’s Capitol Park: A couple of local wildflowers — telegraph weed, AKA golden aster seen at Beals Point, Folsom Lake (above) and an unidentified plant growing alongside the American River (below): Wild chicory, growing near the Lake Natoma Crossing: These Lantana berries growing beside Leidesdorff […]