Monthly Archives: August 2012

Killer King Snake

Out the other day walkin’ down the first stage of a little project we got goin’ on, David Stillman and I came across a California Kingsnake just after it had seized a Gartersnake. We crouched watching as it wrapped it … Continue reading

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50 Pound White Seabass

Summertime means white seabass slayin’ fish taco time. A 50 pound whitey shot in the Pacific wilderness.

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Gladiator Games of Bulls and Bears: Lassoing Grizzlies (1904)

This post is the third entry in a series of four: 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) Fourth: Gladiator Games of Bulls and … Continue reading

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Datura Bloom

Datura in bloom on the Carrizo Plain, San Luis Obispo County, California. “In their quest for visions and for supernatural power, the Chumash of the Santa Barbara region were one of many tribes throughout North and South America that resorted … Continue reading

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Gladiator Games of Bulls and Bears: Recollections of Jacinto Damien Reyes (1880)

This post is the second entry in a series of four: First: Gladiator Games of Bulls and Bears: A California Blood Sport (1800s) Third: Gladiator Games of Bulls and Bears: Lassoing Grizzlies (1904) Fourth: Gladiator Games of Bulls and Bears: Sport of … Continue reading

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