Doc Mishler last rode the coast road fifteen years ago with the two horses pictured on the right: Chief Free Spirit and Keep The Faith. At that time, Doc trotted from Montana to Washington D.C., by way of California, after surviving a cancer diagnosis and its treatment and reading the book, How Then Shall We… Read More Doc Mishler Rides Again!
Dude gave me his name, but I didn’t ask his permission to share, so I’ll tell you that dude’s name is “Noah.” Noah’s hitched rides from Shasta County to the San Mateo County coast. He has no specific destination. New Mexico, ultimately, then back home. “Lightning Fields, New Mexico,” I suggested. Noah hadn’t heard about… Read More Coast Road Wayfarer
A book read from cover to cover is a rare read. Front cover text, Publisher, Glorious Cover Image, Inside Flaps (About the Book and About the Author), the Copyright page, and the Acknowledgments. Included in this pleasure, an enjoyable Introduction, before, finally, settling upon the text. The Place That Inhabits Us is that kind of… Read More The Place That Inhabits Us – Poems of the San Francisco Bay Watershed
USDA Forest Service The mission of the USDA Forest Service is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of the Nation’s forests and grasslands to meet the needs of present and future generations. Motto: Caring for the Land and Serving People Golden Gate National Recreation Area The mission of the GGNRA is the preservation, unimpaired,… Read More Coast Land Management Mission Statements
Well, I live on a ridgetop And, Lord knows, I like it just fine Where it’s windy and foggy And quiet most all the time Yeah, my lawn is pine needles And my driveway is old funky dirt And my front pathway markers Are pieces of granite and chert Now, my taxes are high But… Read More Ridgetop :: Jesse Colin Young
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… Read More Stop the Spray :: Herbicides along the Roadsides.
Louise Nelson Dyble‘s recently published Paying The Toll – Local Power, Regional Politics, and the Golden Gate Bridge is a rich compendium of Golden Gate Bridge history. So rich in the amount of information, that I’ve held off mentioning this book as a blog post because I figured all of you have been on summer… Read More Paying the Toll