A Walk at the Cemetery, 05-11-19

I got up around 6:00 this morning and futz around a little bit so I could get to the Sacramento Historic City Cemetery around 7:00 am (which is when they open their gates). The cemetery has several gardens, so I was basically looking for pretty flowers and pollinator species. It was 54° when I got […]

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Many, Many, Many Deer… and a Swarm of Bees, 03-26-19

I headed out to the Effie Yeaw Nature Preserve for a walk.  It was about 51° and drizzly when I left the house around 7:30. Although I carried my umbrella throughout my walk, I didn’t need it. As soon as I got to the preserve, the rain stopped. And by the time I left there, […]

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Testing Out My New Camera, 07-08-17

Around 5:30 this morning, I headed out to the William Land Park to try to get a walk in before it got too warm outside… but it was almost too late to avoid the heat. When I got into the car the outside temperature was already at 77º! There was also a little bit of […]

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Fourth of July at William Land Park

CLICK HERE for more photos. I got up early again today, even though I have the day off – like just about everyone else – and headed out before 6:00 am to the William Land Park and WPA Rock Garden.  I wasn’t looking for anything in particular; just wanted to get some walking in before […]

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Flowers, Bees and a Ladder-Back Woodpecker, 03-20-15

After work on Friday, I took the dog over to the WPA Rock Garden and duck pond for a walk.  More and more flowers are starting to bloom; in another week or so the garden should really be showing off.  I saw several different kinds of butterflies today including a Painted Lady, Tiger Swallowtail, and […]

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Catching Up, The WPA Rock Garden

On Saturday, I got up early and headed into Woodland to oversee a Volunteer Orientation for Tuleyome.  Had four great people show up, so it was a good morning… Afterward, it was so gorgeous outside that I stopped at the WPA Rock Garden and walked around there for a while.  The garden was showing off […]

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