Category Archives: parks & recreation

Packages for Poseidon

Incongruous, e.g., There was a FedEx truck parked at Asilomar Beach yesterday. Lyle and I wondered what kind of dinglehopper Ariel might have ordered for Poseidon. And then there’s this guy, an apparent expert at social distancing: Something about this bicycle … Continue reading

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Space: The Final Frontier

Day t+8 of the COVID19 quarantine. Real estate in Monterey, CA, is at a premium; ergo most houses are small in square footage. Normally, this isn’t a problem for me because I don’t spend a lot of time in my … Continue reading

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Gift of the Magi

I’ve traded boudin for Big Sur. There are pros and cons to every decision, and if it seems to be too good to be true– it probably is. I love living in California. Every day is suffused with spectacular beauty … Continue reading

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Breakers at Dawn

Left, Pebble Beach. Right, Rocky Shores. Mornings are full of decisions. Do I wear the shoes that hurt my feet or the ones that hurt my knees? Pack a lunch or eat at the snack shack? These mundane choices help … Continue reading

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My Own Private Wormhole

You can’t get there from here. It’s an old joke, but all too true for me. I’ve visited Jack’s Peak Park at least 6 times, but never by the same route, despite the fact that there’s only 1 road to … Continue reading

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21st Day in Monterey

3 weeks it’s been since Lyle and I drove up, up, up the hill to my rental in Monterey. I can get to and from the office, Big Sur, and Safeway without any help from Sacagawea, which is what Lyle … Continue reading

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