There was a bright crescent moon this week over the Sacramento area.
On my photo shoot of dragonflies yesterday I spotted a crested duck gliding through a lily “forest.” Looked like fun to me.
Water lilies are blooming at Sacramento’s William Land Park which means red dragonflies are about. Took this shot yesterday with my camera on a tripod–getting too old to hand-hold a 300mm lens–but at least I didn’t fall in the pond.
Summer temps are soaring in California, even at high altitudes like Lake Tahoe which is a great place to escape from the heat, but not the sun. You will burn if not careful.
A middle-aged man makes a life decision after staring at a bag of donuts at my fast fiction site: http://twivelist.wordpress.com. Fast fiction every Sunday.
As I neared the summit of Glacier Trailhead, somewhat out of breath, I saw the remains of a tree, a fitting symbol of my old age. But I made it and next time will be easier. Right?
Mule Ears are flowering mountain plants with large leaves. They certainly brighten up the trails in the Sierra Mountains.
A few days ago I took a photo of a black bear drinking water by a house in Truckee, California. I kept my distance as its size was daunting for an animal wandering among areas where people live. Yesterday, a California woman on a bike/camping trip was killed by a grizzly bear in Western Montana.Continue reading “Bears”
A current view of the Sierra Mountains comes with a blue haze as well as anxiety over the fire season. It’s only early July.