A few shots to Share

Just a sharing a few shots this week.

Praying Mantis – the magical aphid eater.

Can you find him?

Camouflage master – this one was hanging out on the dry leaves.

Woo Hoo – we had rain one day. Living on a dusty dirt road, it was so great to have everything get washed off. The rain also brought some lovely clouds.

Love that this town was so determined to have a library that they fundraised and community volunteers built their own in 1994.  Murphys Volunteer Library is now a full service branch of the Calaveras County Library system. Local volunteers assist day-to-day library activities and the non-profit Murphys Volunteer Library  Inc continues to fundraise to expand and improve its available services. It’s a wonderful little library.

I’ve mentioned Mark Twain and the jumping frogs of Calaveras County – the library’s frog.

A well tended memorial garden on the library grounds.

Don’t forget – if you can get out to Murphys (about an hour and 15 minutes from Stockton), our Dia de los Muertos is Nov 3rd and 4th – you can like the Facebook page here.

This post is participating in Sundays in My City.

7 comments on “A few shots to Share

  1. BLOGitse says:

    Beautiful pictures! I’m a fan of libraries, the smell, unread stories…magical 🙂
    We’ve had more than enough rain….but soon I’m out from here, can’t wait!

  2. Cindy says:

    Gorgeous photos! I used to live in northern California. I’ve been to your part of the state…lovely area!

  3. Keetha says:

    Lovin’ your library frog! Feelin’ a little “guilty” that I get PAID to work at our library while yours is run by volunteers!

  4. unknownmami says:

    I love the story of your library.

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