Pictures of Yellow Ginkgo Leaves

Above: yellow ginkgo leaves cover the ground and benches in front of a glass greenhouse. Early December is the best time to see ginkgo leaves covering the ground in Sacramento, but I was able to find some leftovers. Above: Same thing, different angle Yellow ginkgo leaves, a patch of green lawn, and red and orange…

Balmy Alley

My entry for Thursday Doors: Some of my favorite door murals from Balmy Alley and Calle 24 in San Francisco. I love Calle 24. It’s easy to spend a whole day there. It’s like its own little city within the city.

September Poetry Challenge

Tehachapi In Tehachapi, it felt like the wind would blow us off the mountain In Tehachapi, we found dozens of endangered Bakersfield cacti In Tehachapi, we stood at the feet of sky-scraping wind turbines Hiking breezy PCT peaks between Mojave and San Joaquin Scarves over our faces to keep the sand out of our eyes…

Greenish

My entry for Weekly Prompts Colour Challenge: Greenish Ducks in a green Putah Creek, UCD (University of California, Davis) Arboretum. An egret greeting its mate in the middle of a pond on Putah Creek, UCD Arboretum California Buckeye sprout, Sierra Nevada Foothills Macro shot of two mushrooms blooming in moss, Sierra Nevada Foothills Wild Canyon…

PPAC Sacramento II

Post created for the prompt: Photographing Public Art Challenge The first few photos are updates on photos I posted last week. The rest are new. Each photo is followed by a brief description for the visually impaired. In last week’s PPAC Sacramento post, I shared a picture of this Starfighter mural by Christina Angelina, in…

PPAC- Sacramento

All of these pictures were taken by me on my old phone (Galaxy J7) in 2019. Only the first one was edited. Each photo is followed by the name of the artist, and a brief description of the mural. Clicking on the name of the artist will take you to their personal web page or…

Whatsoever is Lovely Challenge

The Whatsoever is Lovely Challenge by XingfuMama gives us an opportunity to share some of the best moments of our week. From the post: “This challenge is simple: step back for a few minutes each week to find a lovely thing, a precious moment, anything you find lovely. Then post about it. You can just…

February 2020

Below are all of the pictures of public art that I happened to take on my last solo trip to San Francisco, in February 2020. Background: Dozens of ambulances, all perfectly lined up, headed down the freeway towards the hospital. My cousin and I had just finished cleaning up our Thanksgiving dinner, over which our…

Roses

International World Peace Rose Gardens, Sacramento Post created for Six Word Saturday All photos (this post) by me 🙂 #6W6