Thursday, October 29, 2009

Bicycle nightmare.10.29.09


McKinleyville Totem Pole blog

There's a new blog in town. Check out the McKinleyville Totem Pole blog.

Friday, October 23, 2009

Jack and Jill Cards now available in Humboldt County stores

Jack and Jill Cards' introductory line of postcards is now available in three local stores, with more locations coming soon. Here's where you can go as of today:

Blake's Books

2005 Central Ave., McKinleyville, CA 95519. Call (707) 839-8800

Conscious Home

1580 Nursery Rd. McKinleyville, CA 95519.

Call (707) 840-0776

Essence of Humboldt,

632 Ninth St, Arcata, CA 95521.

Call (707)822-8222

Call for availability as not all retail locations carry all cards.

Sunday, October 18, 2009

Hula at beach


Saturday, October 17, 2009

Jack and Jill Cards

This coming week, the introductory line from Jack and Jill Cards
will start appearing in a limited number of retail outlets in Humboldt County.

More details to come. Here are some images from our website of our postcards:

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Frank & Mojito


I wanted to capture an image of last evening's dramatic sky. My good friend Frank offered to serve as a model and allowed me to blast her with the flash.


Mojito didn't want to be left out.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Hawaiian Chieftain

The tall ship Hawaiian Chieftain made an unscheduled stop Tuesday in Humboldt Bay seeking shelter from the storm. Here's my take on it.



Thursday, October 08, 2009

Morning ramble

This morning I spent quality time with the flagship of the fleet – the Novara Randonee. It's not the fastest bike on the road, but it will get you where you want to go – potholes be damned!


It felt good to get out and explore.

It was chilly and gray as I made my way through the Arcata Bottom.


It was quiet and peaceful. I wondered to myself why I don't take a ride like this every day.


I passed through Arcata's Windsong subdivision, which I recall writing about for the Arcata Union when the development was before the planning commission. Notice the narrow streets and off-street parking. Children could actually play in these streets and be safe.


Pathways run between the homes and only small fences are allowed. So these are the "backyards." It's an interesting concept, although it's probably not the place to live if you have a large dog.


I crossed over to the south end of Jackson Ranch Rd. and admired the wildlife as I made my way home.


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