Monthly Archives: July 2008

montgomery woods fire report

The fire situation has calmed nicely around Mendocino County. The roads are open, the evacuations have been called off, the fires are contained or out. On the Coast, we hadn’t seen the sun for a week or so, so I … Continue reading

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the stampede of technological progress, part 5

After my days at Palmer’s Camera in Berkeley, I moved to Mendocino and [tried to] make a living as a photographer/custom photo printer. This was in ye olde days of the mid 1990s, and photo printing still involved a wet … Continue reading

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the lost coast: an overview

Note: This is a rough draft of content for my future Lost Coast website. I’ll do research and stuff later. California Highway 1 runs along the Pacific Coast from the border with Mexico northward. A few miles north of the … Continue reading

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lost coast site

A couple of years ago, on a camping trip to the Needle Rock area, I was ruminating on my various trips to the Lost Coast region. I realized that it was the twentieth anniversary of my first trip to the … Continue reading

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fourth of july on the lost coast

California’s Lost Coast is a fifty-or-so mile stretch of the northern Mendocino and southern Humboldt coast which has no highway near it. It’s a remote and rugged region, and one of my favorite places for hiking, photography, and exploration. While … Continue reading

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the stampede of technological progress, part 4

After my brief flirtation with a Computer Science major, I plunged headlong into impractical artsy-fartsiness, and wound up with a degree in Dramatic Art. For twenty-some years, I had very little contact with computers. Somehow, technology managed to continue stampeding … Continue reading

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