Wednesday, August 31, 2005

Deer Creek



A shot of Deer Creek from the bridge on Highway 32. Chico, California.

Tuesday, August 30, 2005

The Golden Gate from Lands End



The trail at Lands End provides great views of the Golden Gate Bridge. San Francisco, California.

Monday, August 29, 2005

Deer Creek Bridge



Highway 32 crosses over Deer Creek at this small bridge. Chico, California.

Sunday, August 28, 2005

In the River



A couple sits on a rock in the Truckee River talking to friends and staying cool. Reno, Nevada.

Saturday, August 27, 2005

Afternoon at the River



On a summer afternoon along the Truckee River in Reno, two people enjoy each other's company. Reno, Nevada.

Friday, August 26, 2005

The Hops



The Sierra Nevada Brewery grows a small section of experimental hops, a native British plant, they intend to use in an ale. Chico, California.

Thursday, August 25, 2005

The Brewery



As patrons enjoy lunches in the taproom and restaurant, the brewery brews. Chico, California.

Wednesday, August 24, 2005

The Painted Wall



At the Java Jungle where free wi-fi is available, the painted wall helps set the tone for the laid back coffee house. Reno, Nevada.

Tuesday, August 23, 2005

Tubing the Truckee



A happy father and son enjoy tubing down the Truckee River on a summer afternoon. Reno, Nevada.

Monday, August 22, 2005

Mountain Squirrel



This little guy was in search of food. Any kind of food. He lives on a mountain. That's got to be a tough life. Mount Lassen, California.

Sunday, August 21, 2005

Coffee House Tile Floor



This photo shows a part of the interesting tile floor of Java Jungle, a pet friendly coffee house, in Reno, Nevada.

Saturday, August 20, 2005

Truckee River



On a hot day with thunder storms looming, this developed section of the Truckee River which flows from Lake Tahoe to Pyramid Lake is still a place to meet friends, practice kayaking, and have fun in the water. Reno, Nevada.

Friday, August 19, 2005

Reno Reflection



Reno in the morning reflected in the glass of the Reno Hilton, recently sold to the Grand Sierra Resort Corp. for about $150 million. The resort group plans to reconstruct the hotel to resemble a traditional Lake Tahoe lodge with one the world's largest indoor water parks. Reno, Nevada.

Thursday, August 18, 2005

Keno



A crayon to mark the numbers, a few bucks, and a runner to pick up your sheet. That's Keno. It can be traced to a Chinese game called "The Game of the White Dove" (187 B.C.). Reno, Nevada.

Wednesday, August 17, 2005

Bridge Over the Truckee River



With a small garden and lawn in the foreground, the bridge curves its way across the Truckee River. Reno, Nevada.

Tuesday, August 16, 2005

No Parking



Not much to write. An old brick building with a stenciled no parking sign. We didn't park here, but we probably wouldn't have gotten a ticket if we had. Reno, Nevada.

Monday, August 15, 2005

Mount Lassen from Crystal Lake



It was a great day. Some clouds but enough sun to put Mount Lassen in the shade and in full sun. The lake in the photograph is Juniper Lake.

Sunday, August 14, 2005

The Apricots



These apricots ripen on the tree at the end of another summer.

Saturday, August 13, 2005

Reflected Viewing



Photographed in a reflection from the wall, this couple examines the exhibition. San Francisco.

Friday, August 12, 2005

Through the Rails



Seen through the rails from the landing above, a man works at his computer. The lines of the building take off in parallel and perpendicular directions. San Francisco.

Thursday, August 11, 2005

Fighting the Fire



This helicopter unloads its water bucket on a small forest fire in northeastern California.

Wednesday, August 10, 2005

San Francisco's F-Line


This streetcar on Market Street is part of San Francisco's heritage transit operation. Vintage electric rail vehicles like this one run the one-way six-mile route daily.

Tuesday, August 09, 2005

Lake Helen from the Trail in Black and White



We took fototext's idea to post this previously posted photo of Lake Helen in Lassen Volcanic National Park in Black and White.

Monday, August 08, 2005

Venetian Blinds



The venetian blinds looked black in the original photograph, and we decided to edit it digitally a bit.

Sunday, August 07, 2005

From the Farmers' Market



When one talks to the person who has grown the food, the food always tastes better.

Saturday, August 06, 2005

Rocks on the Mountain



These rocks remain as evidence of the last eruption of Mount Lassen.

Friday, August 05, 2005

Life on the Mountain



Will the pine cones of this pine tree, living at over 9,000 feet, make it to maturity?

Thursday, August 04, 2005

Chinatown Door



Down an alley in Chinatown, find the red door. San Francisco.

Wednesday, August 03, 2005

Saint Ignatius Church from a Distance


Saint Ignatius Church rises from the skyline. San Francisco.

Tuesday, August 02, 2005

Lake Helen from the Trail



The beautiful blue of Lake Helen at Lassen Volcanic National Park.

Monday, August 01, 2005

The Trail to Mount Lassen



The trail leads to the peak at 10,457 ft.