9:15 PM: Late rainy evening looking east over the Puget Sound, originally uploaded by Kari_Marie. No picture can do justice to the quality of light, or the cool evening air, or the gentle rain, or the peace of this place. So you'll just have to use your imagination. It's beautiful here, y'all. .
So my cousin Clara and her friend Kate were on their second to last leg of an epic road trip that began in New York and will finish in eastern Washington, and they stayed with us in Sacramento tonight (after driving from the Grand Canyon this morning!!) We dined on Chinese food and finished it up with strawberry shortcake for →
Neon sign on the MAARS building a couple of blocks from me, originally uploaded by Kari_Marie. This is a sign on the MAARS building a couple of blocks from my apartment. I've been meaning to take a picture of this sign ever since I moved to this town--there's something I really like about it. Even when it's light out, it still →
(Pssst -- go to the main page of my blog and check out my new header pics, then leave a comment here letting me know what you think!) :-) One of Sacramento's more distinct landmarks is the lovely art deco Tower Bridge, which spans the Sacramento River and leads to the state Capitol building. While I've driven across it, I for →
I took some pictures of the fire dancer at Second Saturday a couple of nights ago--she was using a hula hoop internally lit by colored LEDs that had flaming wands attached to it. She was absolutely AMAZING. More pictures are in the gallery here. Oh, and these were intentionally long exposures--I wanted a motion blur. However, I had my 50mm →
I never thought I'd enjoy living downtown in a large largish city, but know what? I really really do. Yeah, I hate it when the garbage truck shows up at 5:00 in the morning to empty the dumpster in the alley behind my bedroom. I'm not a big fan of the hipsters that hang out all day outside the business →