I came across the very concise and poignant message on the interior wall of a bunker ruin on the Marin Headlands overlooking the mouth of the San Francisco Bay.
Sunday, June 28, 2009
Sunday, June 14, 2009
This was a fabulous looking 67' Vette with tremendously flared fenders accomodating huge rims and tires.
This 53' Chevy Belair we dressed to the 9's while it was resting in the shade. It seemed like it would be accompanied by a seresucker suit, a mint julep and down-home southern hospitality.
You have to have a at least one 49' Merc lead sled with frenched lights, shaved door handles, decked hood and a chopped top.
Sunday, June 7, 2009
This beautiful early fifties (53) Chevy is heavly engraved and gold plated with detailed appointments including pinstriping and airbrushed graphics, covering every inch of the car.
This wagon, finished in salmon, makes you want to gather up the family and pile in for a road trip and picnic.
This graffiti adorned an agricultural building on the side of Highway 99 south of Stockton. The colors were absolutely stunning.
Here is a wonderful old building at the Stockton Port. It has probably housed many different businesses over the years.
Saturday, June 6, 2009
How could anyone pass up this timeless beauty. The Isetta was more like a motorcycle with an enclosed body than a car. This one had an outrageous metalic orange paint job.
The Modesto Farmer's Market has a fabulous selection of organic produce. You might even think that you are in Europe.
The delicate and pure white of this fresh Magnolia blossom seemed the perfect metaphor for absolute purity.
This boiling sky was about to shower marble-sized rain upon us as we marvelled at their reflection upon Alpine Lake.
The foliage in our garden was so colorful and lush this spring and it stood out wonderfully against the fresh blue sky dotted with pillowy white clouds.
The columns of this overpass had very nice lines, yet the surface was cracked, etched and stained with slight golden hue created by the late afternoon settling into early evening.
Friday, June 5, 2009
There were countless old building, such as this one, to be found in the areas along the perimeter of the Port of Stockton.
This high contrast image of an ancient pool is further dramatized as waves reflect and bend light as the pass across the surface.
Turbulent water is amazing to look at when you are able to freeze a moment in time with a fast shutter speed.
The canals step their way down the very gentle changes in a altitude as they make their way across the Central Califonia Valley.
There are only two ways to go on Carver Road, and like so many moments in our lives, you have to choose one of them.
These marble hands, praying, were at the top of a cinder-block structure that looks like it was once tomb in a graveyard.
Monday, June 1, 2009
The Stanislaus shows its sparkling alpine orgins here as we get closer to the snow melt source in the Sierras.
The stamen and pistil of this Magnolia bloom boldly bursts from within the chiffon-like coverature of the petals.