The construction of the Sutherland Dam began in 1927 and it was not completed until 1954. Lake Sutherland is located about 10 miles northeast of Ramona, but belongs to the city of San Diego, which relentless thirst does not stop at Lake Morena (near Campo) and is very visible up here as well, approximately 45 miles […]
[ISO 500 | 27mm | f/2.8 | 1/1000sec] This photo was taken, using a multi-copter, but arriving at photos like this is harder than you might think. It takes a lot practice and luck to frame aerial shots. The vibrations of the copter require to set an unusually high shutter speed, which dictates to some […]
A Bird’s-eye View – November 2015 Update The San Vicente Road Improvement project involves a 2.25 miles long stretch of the windy San Vicente Road, connecting the San Diego County Estates to Ramona, and also the Barona Resort & Casino to Highway 78. The construction site begins at Warnock Drive and ends at Wild Cat Canyon Road.
The retelling of Icarus A poem by Heather Lee The hoary wise men of old have long this fable told. A story of rash foolishness, beware the fault of dreaded hubris. But, perhaps, as they never tell, Icarus chose to fly, and fell fell for the sake of the experience to take the risk, to […]
Tlaquepaque (pronounced Tla-keh-pah-keh), Sedona Arizona’s Arts & Crafts Village, which some call the art and soul of Sedona, is nestled beneath the shade of beautiful sycamores on the banks of Oak Creek, but not quite as old as it looks. The conceptual history of Tlaquepaque is the story of Abe Miller, a successful Nevada businessman. […]
In the 1920s, Jerome was home to more than 10,000 people, working in the rich (mostly copper) mines. As of the 2010 census, Jerome’s population was 444. Founded in the late 19th century on Cleopatra Hill overlooking the Verde Valley, it is more than 5,000 feet (1,500 m) above sea level, located on State Route […]