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 … Continue reading Coast Road Wayfarer
San Diego County
Coast Land Management Mission Statements
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, … Continue reading Coast Land Management Mission Statements
November Grass by Judy Van der Veer
"All that water and nothing can happen to it. The ocean is one thing people can't harm. They can cross it in ships, or fly over it, but they can't leave any lasting impression on it. They plow up land and the wind blows it away, they chop down forests and mountainsides erode, but they … Continue reading November Grass by Judy Van der Veer
Can I buy your Magic Bus?
Used to be that psychedelic magic buses drove the Coast Highway. They've long disappeared now. A few are still around, parked long ago under the tree canopy of the redwood and oak forests. Aging and decaying. Now dusty, dirty, and grey, their faded swirls of paint across the nose, sides, and top. I've seen one between … Continue reading Can I buy your Magic Bus?