If you visit the Kelley House Museum Archives and go down the short flight of stairs into the chilly vault, it’s not hard to imagine you are diving for knowledge—especially where abalone are concerned. Should you chance to don a pair of white gloves and take a look through the old, bound copies of The Beacon, […]
Well, I haven’t shared to this blog in almost a year, and the A to Z Blog Challenge is here again, and I’m committed. For my blog posts this month, I’ll be sharing my love of Mendocino County and of things I like to do here, such as research history, write, tinker, garden, and take […]
A pair of Black-Necked Stilts in a post mating dance.
This is the end of two long days of family stuff—some of it good, some of it sad. So many changes they make a long, multi-branched sequence like a polymer. Today, I said goodbye to my father before he moves away. I don’t think I will see him in California again. I’m looking for the upside, […]
I’m recovering nicely from the A to Z Blog Challenge and starting to think about writing my novel once again. In the meantime, a smart constitutional includes much birding—sometimes twice a day. Yesterday, I hung along the edge of the Crystal Springs Reservoir watching the Red-Tailed Hawks and Turkey Vultures float on the updrafts as […]