Monthly Archives: January 2014

January 30 [2]


A last spate of late bright winter light on the lower pond Tuesday…


Wednesday morning finds an unseasonably warm wind but, being from the south…

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Bringing plenty dirt, but not for us, and anyway I’m on my way away; the threat of Big Snow in the passes inspiring an early evacuation….

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[[directions, for those who might need them, a newish enhancement…]


Precipitation, as predicted, appears soon after entering Sierra Valley…

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And from Donner to Auburn the rain is quite intense; if it turns to [much-needed] snow as anticipated the interstate will be a mess on Thursday…


So, home to Benicia, with much to do… and like the snowfall the much hoped-for winter storm on the coast seemed to be so much wishful thinking, there were other attractions;