The Bay Trail – Ride #5 – Map 8 – Eden Landing Ecological Reserve: Worth Its Weight in Salt!

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This is my fifth bike ride on my quest to travel 350 of the 500 miles of the S.F. Bay Trail completed so far, continuing north on the east side of the Bay. 

The directions to this location on Bay [Read More…]

The Bay Trail – Ride #5 – Map 8 – Eden Landing Ecological Reserve: Worth Its Weight in Salt!2021-11-15T06:08:56+00:00

The Bay Trail – Ride #4 – Top of Map 7 – Fremont – Newark Slough Trail – Dumbarton Bridge Fishing Pier

[You can see all these images, plus more, in  high resolution,  here.]

This is my fourth bike ride as I travel 350 of the 500 miles completed so far S. F. Bay Trail.

As I explore new parts of the Bay Trail, I drive further and further each time.  For [Read More…]

The Bay Trail – Ride #4 – Top of Map 7 – Fremont – Newark Slough Trail – Dumbarton Bridge Fishing Pier2021-11-01T20:44:58+00:00

A Blessing for the Biologists of the Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge Who Count Endangered Birds Each Winter

May the waters of the slough drop low enough to let the airboat pass under the pedestrian bridge.

May the King tide then raise the water so high that the endangered Ridgway Rails and Soras appear.

So often they hide in the pickleweed when waters are [Read More…]

A Blessing for the Biologists of the Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge Who Count Endangered Birds Each Winter2021-08-16T00:22:33+00:00

THE DRIFTWOOD SEAL

It was gone.  My Mom walked out her front door, headed for swimming, and there was no 1991 silver Honda Accord in her driveway.  

Two other Hondas were stolen that week.  “For their parts,” everyone said.

My Mom was heartbroken.  She loved that car.  Possibly even more than that, she loved the [Read More…]

THE DRIFTWOOD SEAL2021-08-19T20:07:08+00:00

Is Coco a Quantum Kitty?

I guess I had had too much of the news.  I was looking for something different and much calmer to watch at night.  Something to expand my mind but cause no stress.  I came across a show called “Cosmos,” hosted by a crazy astrophysicist who found a way [Read More…]

Is Coco a Quantum Kitty?2021-08-16T02:36:56+00:00

A TV for STAR TREK

The Enterprise

“Spock can’t die!” we cried.

We’d seen it in the previews:  a wide shot of Spock lying on the ground; then a close-up of Dr. McCoy, looking up, saying, “He’s dead, Jim.”  Asking a 10-year-old to wait 7 days to find [Read More…]

A TV for STAR TREK2021-03-21T14:59:15+00:00
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