Tag Archives: california
Driving Old Highway 80 between Manzanita and Jacumba in southern San Diego county I was startled to see these strange life-sized figures dressed mostly in sweatshirts and hard hats. Some guarded a gate. Most looked as though they were wandering … Continue reading
Before I built a wall I’d ask to know What I was walling in or walling out, And to whom I was like to give offence. Something there is that doesn’t love a wall, That wants it down. —-Robert Frost, … Continue reading
A cemetery fence near Shoshone, California. I’ll link it to Friday Fences so you can see many more fences!
Driving from New Mexico to San Diego for a visit last week, I thought about what I missed about my home state and came up with three things that affect me almost on a primal level. One is the California … Continue reading
I risked a ticket on I-8 to get this shot, but had to have it for Friday Fences! The folks in charge of the highways try to fence the roads, but at the Imperial Dunes in the southeast corner of … Continue reading
I’ve just picked the first apricots off the scraggly little tree in my yard. The entire crop will be about a couple dozen apricots – most will go to the birds. And that’s fine with me. But the taste of … Continue reading
Here’s another textured photo project. This is a photo from the 1940s of my childhood home with my brother and sister in the front yard. It’s a small picture to begin with so I didn’t want to crop it much. … Continue reading
This is from an old Polaroid of my neighbor’s barn in Las Lomas near Watsonville, California. I took it so I could make a sketch of the barn. Now I’ve tried to help it along with Kim Klassen’s Back-In texture. … Continue reading
I found another linky that I like – Barn Charm. I do love photos of barns, especially the old ones. Here’s my entry – a barn somewhere near Mercey Hot Springs, California.