On my last visit to the land, I was graced with a sighting of a roadrunner. Mary had mentioned that she'd seen one on a regular basis, but I hadn't yet spotted … Continue Reading ››
At some point, Mary or I will write a detailed post about the Yellow Starthistle found on our property. Our state government has declared that this plant is "one of the most ecologically and economically damaging invasive plants in California" as it is "a serious nuisance on recreational lands, degrades the value of private … Continue Reading ››
Rumor has it this building on the property to the north of us is called the "Indian School House". Whether or not it was, or what that even means, is not something I know.
One of the things we've enjoyed most is hosting friends for campouts (sometimes putting them to work, too). In June, I had the pleasure of hosting friends from my time in design school. Not only was it a fun reunion from our years together, but they also shared their wisdom from over a decade of … Continue Reading ››
In July, one of the projects that we got started on was removing (and repairing) fencing. After lots of discussion, we decided to take down most of the interior (cross) fencing, and separately Mary and Francisco are checking and reinforcing all of the perimeter fencing. Here's some pictures of Zach and Bruce wrangling some of … Continue Reading ››