Reflections of a Summer Day at the Sacramento State Aquatics Center

Photo Challenge: Reflections of a Summer Day

As I sit here enjoying the fall colors that finally made it to Sacramento, I am now reflecting on the summer….but only because I am combining two photo challenges for today's blog post. I live close to the Sacramento State Aquatic Center and am delighted to go there often, whether I am stand-up paddling, visiting …

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Montezuma-Mural

Camera Lucida: The Colors of Life and Culture

I get to see amazing art work every day on the campus at which I teach. Lassen Hall, which houses the administration center on the Sacramento State University campus, sports this incredible mural, depicting the Aztec ruler, Montezuma. This mural, celebrating the culture of the Mexican people, was painted in October, 1978 by Ed Rivera, a …

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The-Sign

Camera Lucida: The Sign

For Julia's Camera Lucida weekly photo challenge, I came up with this photo. This week's challenge is "The Sign." I had taken this photo a few years ago and, appropriately, not only does it fit the theme of the challenge, but it tells a story in many ways. Little did I know when I saw …

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Park-Bench-Windsurf-Style

Photo Challenges: Windsurf Boards

Here are two photos for three of the photo challenges I follow. Each photo represents tools of the windsurfing life. For Ed's Sunday Stills, this week's theme is "Red." A red windsurf board next to a red sail sits in my friend's sail tent just waiting their turn to go out on the water. The …

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Rosy sunset

Rosy Sunset

This un-retouched photo (except for cropping) depicts a sunset with a rosy glow. I took this photo at the Sacramento delta late last summer as a storm front moved through, which gave us a beautiful show! I am posting this photo today for two photo link-ups: Julia's Red Page: Camera Lucida and Lucile de Godoy' …

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