The Crocker Art Museum – Sacramento, CA

June 26, 2013Uncategorized

When I was a kid growing up in Sacramento, the crocker art museum was about the only art exposure in town. It really opened 125 years ago on the corner of O and 3rd street near downtown #Sac. This place really has to be seen in person. It used to just be housed in the Crocker mansion, but … Read More

Stay On The Trail – Muir Woods State Park, CA

June 24, 2013Uncategorized

I evidently don’t read “stay on the trail ” signs very well. This is Muirwoods. Have you gone yet? Go late afternoon if able–around 4PM. You get that kickass low photographers light through the trees. Also, bring your wide angle lens; these redwood trees are massive. Hiking boots only necessary if your trail sign reading skills are … Read More

Edwin Deakin – “Roses” / Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA

June 23, 2013Uncategorized

Quit freakin,’ it’s just #Deakin. Okay, #artdork aside, this is Edwin Deakin, who started out as a #British#painter, but decided he wanted to be a #Californianmore. After losing nearly every possession he had in the great Chicago fire in 1871, he moved there permanently until his death at 84. I don’t typically like pictures of paintings because, well, they’re boring…but … Read More