Thursday, July 3, 2014

Two Quotes For Today

Fort McDowell, Angel Island CA
Marin County Fair

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Please Excuse The Clunking And Rustling Sounds

On the Sky Trail at Point Reyes this morning. Kinda windy, kinda foggy, kinda drippy and kinda birdsong-y.

Monday, June 30, 2014

Probably Not Detritus From The Tōhoku Earthquake-Tsunami

Seen at Ketchum Beach, this fishing bouy does seem to be of Japanese manufacture, but there is no way of determining it's provenance(so to speak). The artifact does bear a strong resemblance to items from the disaster that have washed ashore all along the west coast (see last image).

Tsunami debris photo from

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Another Elk Related Post

Seen outside of Nicasio, this Burma-Shave-esque signage speaks to a growing controversy. The National Park Service transplanted a group of 45 Tule  Elk to a  "wilderness" area in Point Reyes back in 1998, but the herd now numbers more than 500. They have expanded their territory to neighboring ranchlands and dairy farms where they are seen as pests...very large pests with big friggin' antlers.  Discussions between the Park Service and landowners have yet to find a solution to this ungulate mess.