Photo Phriday: Beautiful Sunday in San Francisco

A couple of weeks ago, I went to San Francisco for a laid back Sunday afternoon. It was a beautiful day with a cloudless, sparkling sky. Naturally, I had my camera in tow. Even though I’ve been in The City a bazillion times in my life, I still find breathtaking vistas throughout. I will share several of my pictures from this great day with you over time, but I’ll start with just a few for now. 

Even if there are towns, cities or getaways you’ve seen a million times, take time to appreciate their beauty. Even more, think of the people in your life you see or talk to daily. How much more amazing are they? Take time and really appreciate the beauty of relationship.

Photo Phriday: Take Me Out To The Ballgame!

In honor of Major League Baseball starting up again this week, I dedicate this edition of Photo Phriday to a couple games I attended last year. One was a game at AT&T Park in San Francisco to see my beloved Giants. The other pictures are from a Sacramento River Cats playoff game at beautiful Raley Field. Some of the pictures even include actual baseball action! But you can tell, when I have a camera in hand, I enjoy capturing the surroundings which make baseball so special to me.

Click here for the gallery of 14 photos from these games.

Photo Phriday: CONTEST TIME!

I have been very fortunate enough to obtain several tickets to next Saturday night’s regular season finale of the San Jose Sharks. But these are no ordinary tickets. These are not nosebleed seats. No. These are seats in a luxury suite! It’s an awesome place from which to watch a game, and it even has its own bathroom! That’s right, you don’t have to stand in some horrible line waiting for your turn! How ’bout that? 

The game is next Saturday night, April 10th at 7:30 at the HP Pavilion in downtown San Jose. The Sharks will be taking on their division rivals, the Phoenix Coyotes. This will be a very important game, as the Coyotes are right on the Sharks heels for first place in the division, and this game could decide who has the home ice advantage throughout the entire playoffs!

You’ll be joining my dad and me for a fun night. Here’s how the contest works. The first three people to correctly answer the question below will win one ticket each. The first TWO with the correct answer will also get a parking pass! If you have the answer, please send me a private message via my personal Facebook page. You do not need to be one of my Facebook friends to do so, but if you’re not already, please add me as a friend anyway! 

Only current members of the Crossing Paths Facebook fan page can win. You can easily join the group here. It’s FREE!

OK, all that mumbo jumbo is now done. Here’s the question! Within the last two weeks, I wrote a post listing comments I received on Facebook from friends. Only two of the people who wrote me knew each other. What relationship do they share with one another?

A) Husband/Wife
B) Brother/Sister
C) Brother/Brother
D) Mother/Daughter

Remember, only the first three correct answers sent privately to me via my PERSONAL Facebook page, by Crossing Paths members, are eligible to win. Good luck!

Now, in Photo Phriday tradition, here is a picture which shows you your view from the suite we’ll be sitting in. And if you click here, you’ll open up a slideshow of 12 photos I’ve taken from Sharks games I’ve attended. I hope to see you at The Tank!!

Photo Phriday

Here are some pictures I took on Monday. They are of, and from the Foresthill Bridge in Auburn. It has the distinction of being California’s tallest bridge, and the third tallest in the entire country at 730 feet! The Golden Gate Bridge, by comparison, is only a wimpy 220 feet above the water.

These are but a few pictures, but here is a link to the entire gallery from this set of pictures. You can even choose to watch them as a slide show. I hope you enjoy them.

Please remember to come back tomorrow for a very special Saturday Rerun.

Have a great weekend!

Photo Phriday

This week, I’m launching a couple new features on Crossing Paths. One will become a new Friday tradition, the other will be on Saturdays (so tune in tomorrow!) 

I am pretty much a hack at photography, but I do enjoy taking pictures. I have a very nice camera for someone of my questionable abilities, so technology atones for my inadequacies. So a new feature I’d like to roll out is what I’m calling Photo Phriday. My aim is to take pictures each week and share at least some of them with you on Fridays. I reserve the right to instead post photos in my archives that I took months or even years ago, but the point is, I’ll try to post some each week.

These pictures are ones I took this week. They are of the north fork of the American River on Highway 49 outside Auburn, CA.