I am not without hope of delighting to find the essential Coast Road novel. Expectations defined in a previous post on two Coast Road-titled books ended with a request that, at the very least, when a book is titled, “The Coast Road,” then the reader better find plenty of setting along the Coast Road. Elizabeth … Continue reading Coast Highway 1 by Elizabeth C. Ward
Stop the Spray :: Herbicides along the Roadsides.
Stop the Spray :: Have you seen evidence of roadside broadcast spraying along your stretch of the coast? Roadside spraying appears as a brown defined boundary, between asphalt of the road and the private property line, where the grasses by the side of the road were sprayed with a chemical herbicide. The excuses for roadside … Continue reading Stop the Spray :: Herbicides along the Roadsides.
An informative article, by Kathy Dillion, published in today's Times-Standard, a newspaper that serves Eureka and the northern California coast, provides as much detail as possible as to the introduction of the eucalyptus tree to California in the mid-1800s. The specific strand of eucalyptus, as the subject in the attached article, runs along Highway 101, … Continue reading Removing Eucalyptus