Monthly Archives: August 2012

Stumbling Upon Chumash Rock Art

Last week I spent twelve hours hiking around an area of the woods that I was not familiar with and stumbled across a Chumash pictograph site that I did not know existed, and which I had never seen photos of. … Continue reading

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Project Sespe Creek Connect: Stage II, Middle Sespe

Dry Lakes Ridge in morning light. Stillman and I worked down the second helping of our Sespe Creek project on Monday. It was a quick half-day, in-and-out through middle Sespe from Tule Creek to Piedra Blanca Trailhead. Once passed the … Continue reading

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Gladiator Games of Bulls and Bears: Sport of Roping Grizzlies (1911)

This post is the fourth and final entry in a series: First: Gladiator Games of Bulls and Bears: A California Blood Sport (1800s) Second: Gladiator Games of Bulls and Bears: Recollections of Jacinto Damien Reyes (1880) Third: Gladiator Games of Bulls and … Continue reading

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Peep of Oahu

A beach view from Oahu taken near Lanikai yesterday by a friend of the Blog.

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Project Sespe Creek Connect: Stage I, Upper Sespe

Potrero Seco as seen in morning’s early light, the rugged and parched mountains of the Dick Smith Wilderness seen in the background. The rolling grass covered hills of Potrero Seco in the Sierra Madre Mountains form the upper boundary of … Continue reading

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