Driving around the North Bay near Suisun City, we came upon a geocache called (ironically, as it turned out) “Beautiful Downtown Denverton.” According to the geocache page description, “in 1878 the town [of Denverton] had a store and a blacksmith shop, a wheelwright, a meat market, a hotel, a school-house, and a Good Templars Hall.”
This is what’s there today.
There was also a foundation, now overgrown with weeds.
Or was it a farmhouse? A homestead where someone hoped to build a life for themselves?
It has all faded away.
For the Mundane Monday Challenge #110, finding beauty in the everyday.
I took this photo a few weeks ago, on a geocaching trip. The view is from Rio Vista, on the Sacramento River. Continue reading Mundane Monday: Rio Vista
Prisma is an app, available for iphone and android, that enables you to convert photos into artwork. It is almost scary how easy it is to use and transform ordinary phone photographs into pictures that look like paintings or prints. I first tried it on our trip to Santa Barbara over Thanksgiving, and was pleased with what it did with a gnarled tree.
Continue reading Mundane Monday: Fun with Prisma
Over the Thanksgiving holiday we drove to southern California and looked at some college campuses with our 17-yo daughter. We also had Thanksgiving dinner at a nice buffet in the hotel where we were staying. The food was good and there was no cooking, cleanup, or leftovers –that’s my kind of holiday!
Continue reading Mundane Monday: Tree at Sunset