Autumn Walk

Last Sunday we all went to Nevada City to get some photos of the fall leaves.  As it turned out, most trees had just begun changing so we went for a walk along the NID ditch instead.  What a nice path it is, winding thru the entire Nevada City area.  Charlie got a chance to burn up some of that puppy energy and was good enough to be allowed off his leash for part of the way.  Anyway, here is a little video and a couple photos I took of the day.

Mardi Gras Parade 2013 – Nevada City style

We went to the Mardi Gras parade in Nevada City Sunday. It had a huge turnout and was terrific as always. This has been going on for all the 17 years I have been in this area. It used to be called the Joe Cain parade, in honor of a fellow who got the Mardi gras celebration restarted after the civil war.  The whole town celebrates with street fair booths, zydeco music and lots of colorful costumes, beads, feathers etc.  Here are some pics I took with my phone, not great but you get the idea.