What’s the story? Unusual sighting at the Monterey Marina.

We often encounter unusual sights while paddling, but this was a new one. Returning from a recent paddle along the Monterey waterfront, several of us ducked into the boat harbor to check out the large collection of moored pleasure craft and fishing boats. Amongst the vessels was a noticeably different craft, sporting an orange octopus … Continue reading What’s the story? Unusual sighting at the Monterey Marina.

The Show Must Go On – Meeting in the Time of the Delta Variant

Our September all-member meeting took place at Seaman’s Lodge as scheduled with some clever planning by the BOD. Pizza on the “terrace” followed by the presentation inside. All participants were vaccinated, masked, and did their best with social distancing. June recorded the event for posterity with some photos begging for captions. 09/23/2021. Photos by June … Continue reading The Show Must Go On – Meeting in the Time of the Delta Variant

Exploring McArthur Burney SP on Wheels by Gary Moon

Thursday morning on June 10 at McArthur Burney State Park, I didn’t automatically itch for paddling, finally decided instead to “go exploring” on wheels. As a backpacking guide and wilderness canoeist, and with an addiction to road trips, It’s always been vital for me to understand the geography of where I am. But except for … Continue reading Exploring McArthur Burney SP on Wheels by Gary Moon