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
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… Read More Coast Highway 1 by Elizabeth C. Ward
Laughter in a eucalyptus forest in a smiling summer dream and fool’s gold gleaming in a California stream.
What: Ocean Revolution Benefit Where: Gray Area Foundation for the Arts 55 Taylor St. San Francisco, CA 94102 When: Thursday, July 29th, 6:30-9:30PM How: Tax Deductible Donations are requested $20-$10,000 http://bit.ly/TORF2010 6:30 – Drinks, Registration 7:00 – Presentations begin with never-before seen footage taken by J (and team) from The Gulf 7:15 – J presents on… Read More Max SlowCoast by Wallace J. Nichols
Atop a table within the Henry Miller Library in Big Sur I found Cosmic Coastal Chronicles written by M.L. Fischer. A man standing nearby, stepped closer to me, winked, and whispered, “I hear that if you buy one of this author’s books, he will sign it for you.” I flipped open to page 1 and read, “My… Read More Cosmic Coastal Chronicles :: M.L. Fischer
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