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Quote for Today: Richard Preston

Redwoods flourish in fog, but they don’t like salt air. They tend to appear in valleys that are just out of sight of the sea. In their relationship with the sea, redwoods are like cats that long to be stroked but are shy to the touch. 74 more words

Quote For Today

Little League

There are so many big trees in the Santa Cruz Mountains that keep most of us looking up. It is easy to miss much of the understory plants that grow on the forest floor. 264 more words


May all those who feel disconnected and alone find healing, love, peace, and hope.

With Love,


Kindness in the Redwoods - Part 1, Chapter 8

This is a continuation. Read the first post here

After the show the first night, we crashed in a hotel room with at least 20 other people. 694 more words


Road Trip VIII, Days 1-4, Tacoma to Oakland: Making The Familiar Strange

“Poetry is making the familiar strange.” That’s an unattributed quote I used to give my students, and it came to my mind as the Mate and I began the first leg of this, our eighth cross-country sojourn to North Carolina. 445 more words

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Sequoias and Seagulls

What a day I had this past Sabbath, geez. We made last minute plans to drive down to California to see the Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park. 388 more words