Finding Clouds on a cloudless day in cotton fields near Merced, and then your everyday farmyard complete with a palm tree! I found out that this area is like the Midwest of California when it comes to dairies and pancake-flat farm fields! Even with growing up in north central Montana on the plains, these fields were flat to me!
The Memorial of George Hicks Fancher. Said to have been a major legal dispute following his death between his sons about how his will was followed and this memorial would be erected in his memory as a prominent citizen to the community. Luckily, this remarkable obelisk stands today despite 'brotherly love' issues.