Sierra Foothills Vineyard

I haven’t been taking many pictures as of late, mainly because of a lack of inspiration. But then there are scenes that make stop your car, get out and stare in awe. This view of a new vineyard came at the right time.

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The Oculus

A view from inside the new World Trade Center transportation hub in New York City called the Oculus. A space that has an ethereal but more modern feel to Grand Central Station. It’s great to see more public space architecture with grandeur designs like this.

Blackbird

Growing up I used to build model airplanes and this was one of my favorites. It was a spy plane with no weapons. If fired upon, it would simply outrun missiles. These planes last flew in the 1990’s and this decommissioned one rests at Beale AFB in California.

Invisible Dragon

I caught this dragon fly on an old folded table that was lying against a tree. I couldn’t believe how well camouflaged it was against the weathered wood, it’s black body and invisible wings were barely noticeable.

Special Delivery

Route 49, also known as the Gold Country Highway, is a road that connects many of the old mining towns in the Sierra Foothills.  This is the post office in Coloma, formerly known as Culloma that is still in use since it was established in 1849.