Photography

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Fences

Mar 27, 2014
Fences

Photo taken on the same high cloud day as my other red barn post on March 14. Just posting this one today as part of a Good Fences meme running every Thursday on Run A Round Ranch Report.  Plenty of fences in this scene, but it was the white fence...

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Out In the Field

Mar 26, 2014
Out In the Field

I visited Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm later in the morning when the light was getting too bright for photography, but I had pretty good luck with these rows of red and white tulips; I'm not sure why, but the light doesn't look too harsh in these photos. &nb...

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Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm

Mar 25, 2014
Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm

It's getting very close to tulip time up here.  Yesterday I headed over to the Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm in Woodburn to see the progress in the fields.  I would say about half the rows are starting to bloom, so maybe by next weekend they will be...

Alison Toon
Talk Turkey, but don’t tweet it. Please. OK if you really must…

Mar 24, 2014

This week, I'm in Istanbul, Turkey, for a work conference--GALA Twitter, as you may have read on the international news, is currently blocked by the Turkish government. You just can't tweet or receive tweets: it's simply not working... or the twee...

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In the Weeds

Mar 24, 2014
In the Weeds

I know this teasel is such a pesky weed around here, but it's such an interesting photography subject that I have a hard time staying away from it. 

My West Sacramento Photo of the Day
On the hunt!

On the hunt!

This beautiful White Tailed Kite was perched high in our neighbor's tree this afternoon. Many of the North American kites have an eye color that is some shade of red. The White-tailed Kite has a similar hunting strategy and prey preference as the Amer...

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Outside the Shopping Center

Mar 23, 2014
Outside the Shopping Center

On a sunny Sunday afternoon,A little Sweet Gum struggles toward spring. 

The Blue Muse
Flowers and flutterbys in photos: Happy Spring, people!

Mar 20, 2014
Flowers and flutterbys in photos: Happy Spring, people!

It's been a difficult day in a difficult series of weeks and months, but with joy and gratitude I realized a new season is upon us. My favorite season, in fact: Spring.Although I recognize that dear friends in the East may be seeing only meager signs o...

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Sacramento Magazine
March of Dimes FDR Award

Mar 20, 2014

Presented to California Department of Public Health Director Dr. Ron Chapman

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The Blue Muse
Saying farewell to the Boeing Stearman

Mar 18, 2014
Saying farewell to the Boeing Stearman

1943 Boeing Stearman N2S-5 On an unusually warm February afternoon, I climbed in the big yellow biplane for the last time.I admit, tears stung my eyes more than once during the 30 minute flight as I said goodbye to the iconic World War II trainer ...



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