Category Archives: Old Buildings

Sonoma County: Beer Country?

(Click on any image to enlarge) Yes, that’s right…beer country.  Back in the turn of the century through to about the 1950’s and 60’s hops were Sonoma County’s “King of the Crops”.  I didn’t know this until I came across … Continue reading

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Calla Lilies bring in the Spring

(Click on any image to enlarge) We had some nice spring(ish) weather here a week or so ago and I have been noticing the Calla Lilies in various spots around the Ranch.  So, I knew it was time to head … Continue reading

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Wine Country Barn

(Click on Image to Enlarge) Barbara and I were in Healdsburg last week and, while she shopped for fabric for her next quilting project, I decided to head towards the wine country with my camera.  I drove out north and … Continue reading

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Just Another Day’s Hike

(Click on any image to enlarge) Aside from the beautiful landscapes and seascapes within Sea Ranch, I often forget how much a part of Sea Ranch is its architecture.   Usually when I shoot landscapes I often try to keep the … Continue reading

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Out of the Fog

(Click on any image to enlarge) The area south of Sea Ranch between Stewarts Point and Salt Point State Park is privately owned and mostly used as rangeland for cattle or sheep.  I took the 15-minute drive down there a … Continue reading

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The Barns at Bihler Point: Coming out of the Mist

(Click on any image to expand) A few days ago we had a nice fog envelope the coast which is always a good time to head out with my camera.  I decided to check out the barns at Bihler Point … Continue reading

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Old Redwood Barn

I’ve posted a couple of other old barns and structures before and I guess I just love these aging structures.  This one is located a block north of River Road near the Russian River east of Guerneville, right in the … Continue reading

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Petaluma: Its History Remains

  I spent a few hours on my own walking through the back alleys of Petaluma a week or so ago.  From the main street Petaluma looks like most other northern California small towns with newish facades on older buildings.  … Continue reading

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Black Point Barn and Cabin at The Sea Ranch

Over the last week or so the fog has moved in and out off the ocean at various times throughout the day.  The light was very interesting because the fog was really just the marine layer which has a very … Continue reading

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“On-the-Way” Photographs

During the last couple of weeks I’ve been out shooting in several locales from Sea Ranch south to Jenner.   On each occasion I had an idea in mind of what I wanted to shoot, either a specific location or a … Continue reading

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A Break in the Weather

We’ve finally started to get some rain recently, and while it wasn’t enough to break the drought we’re experiencing here, it was enough to infringe on my photography.  But in between storms I was able to get out on a … Continue reading

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Mendocino “Drumbeat”

Ok, this isn’t one of my usual posts, but Barbara and I were up in Mendocino yesterday and I also happened to have my camera along.  Why “Drumbeat?”…Well remember that most ancient (and some present) tribes of indigenous peoples communicated … Continue reading

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