Collier Trail


Blogging in the middle of the forest…

The Mechanics Monument


The Mechanics Monument. Bronze sculpture by Douglas Tilden in San Francisco at Market, Bush and Battery. Dedicated in 1901, this sculpture also known as the Donahue Memorial Fountain, celebrates Peter Donahue, a successful San Francisco industrialist. Peter Donahue arrived in the Gold Rush era San Francisco in 1849 and soon opened a small blacksmith shop [...] More →

Temple of Forgiveness


Temple of Forgiveness. This shot of the Temple of Forgiveness that I took at Burning Man 2007 is now my most interesting picture on Flickr, beating the picture of the Starry Bamboo Mandala I took last year and “Naked Lady” from the Kona Classic.

Methodist Church in Bodie


Church in Bodie Bodie is a once prosperous mining town in the Eastern California Sierra Nevada, 30 miles north of Mono Lake. It became a boom town in 1877, and by 1879 it was the second largest city in California, behind only San Francisco, with over 10,000 residents. It was the first city in the [...] More →

There’s no word…


There’s no word in French for: tumbleweed frown shallow serendipity vicarious bully