Category Archives: Street Photography

Exploring Windsor and its Environs

(Click on any Image to Enlarge) Barbara and I were over the hill last week in Windsor for a few days.  Windsor is only a few minutes up Highway 101 from Santa Rosa.  So, I had an afternoon to take … 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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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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Petaluma, CA: The ‘Water’ Front Story

The Petaluma River here in the waterfront area of town is about 14 miles upstream of San Pablo Bay,  (the upper portion of San Francisco Bay) and is essentially a tidal estuary.   In its heyday in the nineteenth century the Petaluma River … Continue reading

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Petaluma, CA: The “Back” Story

Petaluma is one of the oldest towns in California, founded in 1858.   It was also one of the few Bay area towns to survive the 1906 earthquake relatively unscathed.  Barbara and I regularly pass through Petaluma on our way to the City (SF), … Continue reading

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