Monthly Archives: November 2005

Whose Surf?

Serious, or just Art? (See the rock that says, “Locals Only”) Advertisements

Posted in El Granada, opinion, surfing

Limits of Enchantment

Fern, assistant to an eccentric midwife, is “just gone” when she hears the heartbeat of an unborn baby; she is “just gone” when she walks through the forest, letting in all the natural sounds and smells, sensualsations that transport her … Continue reading

Posted in book reviews

More of Me, Roger & Meryl

Here’s one of the photos Roger Ressmeyer (, took of Meryl Streep at the San Francisco Symphony in the early 1980s. I was there to “interview” the great actress (see previous posts!). L-R: Leon Fleisher, Meryl Streep and Edo … Continue reading

Posted in June Morrall, Meryl Streep, Roger Ressmeyer

Magnificent Sky: El Granada Morning

Posted in El Granada, Uncategorized, weather

Surfing Alert/Breakwater at El Granada Beach

Photo is of John Morrall, at left and Chuck Bodin, at right. At about 9:30 a.m., Sunday morning, the waves are about 2-3 feet, waist to shoulder, “fair”. (Click on image to enlarge)

Posted in El Granada, surfing, weather

Genuine Cat With Fake Xmas Tree

Posted in Art & Arty Websites, cat, Christmas Tree

Half Moon Bay's City Hall Has Small Town Charm

Not much has changed at City Hall: Top Photo, 1970s. Bottom Photo, Thanksgiving 2005

Posted in Coastside Architecture, Coastside History, Uncategorized