A surprise face from this angle

Dragonfly Surprise!

The weekly photo challenge offers a Surprise in the guise of an ordinary dragonfly. Dragonflies are beautiful creatures. This one was near the end of its life and simply rested unmoving on our outdoor chair. I used last year’s, then new, digital camera and took a series of shots. In my next image, I photographed him from…

What are you doing for National Pet Day?

Celebrate National Pet Day!

Celebrate National Pet Day, April 11th! Of course, you love your pets! And they love you for giving them their forever home. But what about those animals in need of homes, vet care, food and shelter? Once you have appreciated your own pet, and lavished your love on it, please consider donating your resources to…

At least the pups wear their PFDs.

Safely Secure at Leisure

Many outdoor leisure activities require a measure of Security. Kayaking with the pups is no exception! Though Gideon and Aero sport their Pup PFDs, I’m guessing my daughter’s PFD is behind her instead of on her. Sigh. However, the kayak offers supreme flotation in an accident, and paddles can be used as reaching devices in…

Is there a doorway under the Sunrise Bridge?

The Doorway Under the Bridge Leads To…?

With all the rain we got this past winter in Northern California, epic flooding in the rivers, lakes and streams was at an all-time high in 20 years. This photo shows a “doorway” view of the American River from under the Sunrise Bridge. Interesting perspective! Hmmm, to where does that “doorway” lead and what could…