Archive for the ‘Casbah Calfornia’ Category

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in Humboldt

July 17, 2011

Exploring the Lost Coast and Redwood groves of Humboldt County California

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Blood on Bodega

June 25, 2011

Today a “dog” died on Bodega Avenue

I was pedaling up Bodega when I spotted two skinny jeaned hipster types awkwardly fumbling for a tiny rodent sized creature.  I had my headphones on and did not hear any of the commotion but I did feel something wettish and toothy on my left foot.   This little rodent dog* had chased me, successfully, and was now nipping at my flip flopped foot.

I squeezed my brakes and he overran me, I swung to the outside with the intention of crossing.  He kept coming and I was not able to spin my head and check for traffic so I sped up and swung back to the inside. I must have been wearing him out because he took a wide turn, far too wide and right under the front wheel of a passing car, reducing it to a small furry maroon patch on Bodega Avenue.

* Turns out that the rodent dog was a bichon frise

 

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search party of one getting lost

June 18, 2011

Even when this city is haunting me, my weariness is wanting me and my wickedness wants to breathe I search til I can no more.

A woeful tale of the search party of one getting lost and his $2,000 key

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unexpected and overdue

June 11, 2011

An unexpected and overdue visit from an old friend completes my transformation

Saab joins me in California

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leaned away

June 6, 2011

Looking for somewhere to stand and stay, I leaned on the wall and the wall leaned away

 

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Good Stories

May 12, 2011

bad decisions make good stories

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Salt Point

May 2, 2011

Salt Point State Park

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