California dreaming By Arati3 weeks ago ( 5 ) “California dreaming on such a winter’s day…” the Mamas and the Papas Far away, in a distant pastsomewhere in the 60’stheir voicesthe music playingloud and clearnow. Share this:FacebookTwitterWhatsAppPrintEmailLike this:Like Loading... Categories: Monochrome, Photography, Seascapes, Structures, The JourneyTags: Black & White, California Coast, Capitola California, Driftwood, Driftwood structures, Monochrome, Pier, Storm, Winter Related Articles Monochrome Mondays: In the presence of ancestors By Arati2 days ago Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Interesting objects By Arati5 days ago ( 4 ) From my kitchen window By Arati7 days ago ( 2 ) 5 comments › pattimoed January 11, 2022 • 5:24 am Lovely image, Arati. Interesting features. That’s a huge bonfire! Great in black and white. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply ↓ Arati January 11, 2022 • 5:32 pm Thank you Patti. I see these as archetypal structures inspired by dwellings Indigenous People have been building throughout the ages. People of all ages like to go and sit in these. Children love to explore and play in them. They pop up in different areas along the coast after storms. It seems like a tradition in Capitola, and then, at some point, all the driftwood that the rivers carried down to the ocean disappears…. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply ↓ pattimoed January 12, 2022 • 5:17 am I was wondering! It seemed too big to be a bonfire! Interesting idea. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply ↓ Anonymous January 6, 2022 • 3:54 pm I’ve always loved the way people create structures out of driftwood on the coast! And the Mamas and the Papas. Thanks. –Curt LikeLiked by 1 person Reply ↓ Arati January 17, 2022 • 11:17 am 🙂 LikeLike Reply ↓ your thoughts, reflections are welcomed Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email. Δ This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.