Monthly Archives: July 2010

Helicopter, clouds and smoke on July 25, 2010

As I drove over Gazelle Mt. summit on July 25th, the storm was nearly over. The aroma of fresh rain sizzling after the heat of summer days is amazing. As I neared Callahan, about three miles out, I noticed several … Continue reading

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Cloud on fire and sunset tonight

After two afternoons of thunderstorms, tonight was a spectacular show. I was talking with Cyndi Baird, when she said that the sky was on fire. I went and took these two pics. I remember when we lived in Greenview, the … Continue reading

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Cowboy Poets perform

It was Friday night, when five local Cowboy Poets drove into town — Etna — to perform with the Blue Grass Band “Shades of Blue.” This event kicked-off the Annual Blue Grass Festival weekend for Scott Valley. It was great … Continue reading

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Flowers blooming July 15, 2010

Here are some flowers that are blooming in my garden today. This is a perennial ice plant that survived the 4 degree temps last December.  There were two other ones over two-feet wide in one flowerbed, but they did not … Continue reading

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Wild turkey and blinking deer sign

Last week, a wild turkey crossed the road just outside of Fort Jones. I stopped and took a photo as it safely made it across State Rt. 3. Later in the day, I was driving home from Yreka and one … Continue reading

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Photos of Bonnie O’Brien’s All-American mailbox on Island Road in Scott Valley, can be found at my other blog:

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Bucks resting at church July 4, 2010

Pulled into the church parking lot, which is situated on the outskirts of Etna City limits, population 700, and these two bucks were resting on the Sabbath — in the shade. Nice set of horns on both of them.

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Flowers the first of July 2010

These are flowers in my garden.  The top is a favorite of the dry area with lavender and silver leafed California sage;  then these two roses on an 8-foot tall bush. Below is a Siberian iris, or maybe it is … Continue reading

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Had technical difficulties

Howdy all, just want to let you know that I will be checking out different styles, called templates, for this blog. You see, I decided to find a different template last week and uploaded one that destroyed the entire blog. … Continue reading

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