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Posts published in February 2021

Mendocino County Today: Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021

Breezy Gusty | 6 New Cases | Logging Industry | Pudding Creek | Not Lodging | Wendling Booming | Vaccination Numbers | Orchid | AV Vaccinations | FFA Dinner | Pet Daisy | Giant Sequoias | Friend Factor | Jazz Club | Ed Notes | Last Log | Ask Dan | Wolf | Thomas Carothers | Tiger Crash | Czar Sought | Ukiah Prowlers | Catching Jose | Yesterday's Catch | Remembering Ferlinghetti | Cornered | Sausalito Air | Rhino Research | ATT Memory | On Bus | Survival | Abortion Attacks | Black Hawk | Student Debt | Deregulated Power | Gold Cow | Dem Gov | Dog God | Marco Radio

The Villain Leshner

I don't know which chemicals are released in which parts of the brain, but there's a pleasurable rush when you find yourself in agreement with…

Shore Patrol School During WWII

When I was in charge of the Navy’s Shore Patrol battalion in Farragut, Idaho in 1944 I received a call from my commanding officer. He…

Old Goats & The World Series

Buttercup was crying the other morning out in the corral. Well, actually, she was bleating. Because Buttercup is a really old rather broken down black…

Mendocino County Today: Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021

Breezy | 4 New Cases | Ag/Logging Vaccinations | Bluff Painting | Flashcinations | Yorkville Sandwiches | Hoophouse | Quarantine Challenges | William Poage | Boonville Forestry | McCowen Rumor | Country Road | Bad Actors | Big Saw | Gun Currency | Wakeup Call | Ed Notes | Bus Bridge | Streetscape Update | Noyo Pier | Pomo Challenge | Yesterday's Catch | That Day | Snorkled | Potatx Head | Tiny House | Testing Guidance | Founding Fathers | To Be | Healthcare Costs | Shawdowland | Mother Africa | Marco Radio | Waxy Cap

The Mendocino Outlaws

October, 1879 — Four men rode into the woods east of Mendocino. They unsaddled their horses then set up camp in an old hay shed.…

A Big, Shiny, Hollow Puzzle

We’ve been hearing “change is good” for so long some of us believe it, but the more changes I see the more things get worse. …

Blindman (March 7, 2007)

It was 1971 and we had just moved from the city to the Mathias Ranch six miles south of Boonville with an overwhelming load of…

Mendocino County Today: Friday, Feb. 26, 2021

Chilly Mornings | 5 New Cases | Valerie Morse | Heron | Seen Barbara? | Downed Redwood | Groundhog Dayish | Gaytonville WSJ | Unity Club | Graceful Farewell | Curbside Library | Coast Deputy | Vaccine Distribution | Fire Crew | Asians Good | Coral Mushroom | Rail Trail | Beacon Abs | Ed Notes | Choose Damnation | Wheelchair Gang | Objectively Drunk | Old Clippings | Rutherford Found | Closing State | Yesterday's Catch | Remembering Ferlinghetti | Portrait | My Friend | With Howl | Trans Althletes | True Optimism | Underlying Conditions | Frozen Angel | Gina Canceled | Cagey Titles | Manichee | Sound Silence | Flight | F-35 Failed | Lithium Valley | Empty Houses | Opposing Tanden | Never Together

First New Year, Floodgate Bar

New Year's Eve, 1971-2, my consort and my first in Anderson Valley.  We had moved here from San Francisco on April Fools Day, been in…

McGuire’s Gravy Trail

In the huge, multi-million dollar study which McGuire’s Great Redwood Trail 2018 bill commissioned which was to be completed by last summer (it was), we…

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