Monthly Archives: March 2017

Down the desert

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After…

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after playing in the mud attempting

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to lower the lower pond the second-to-last day persisted sunny and bright,

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which couldn’t be said for Friday, as it stayed overcast and dark until

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rains swept through in the afternoon, big winds, crazy stuff

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and dogs, unto sunset.

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I’d cleaned house, transplanted a few little sagebushes and loaded out with an eye on the storms…hoping for better weather over Donner.

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Saturday, last walk and

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after checking the transplants [happy to have been rained on], we left around 8:40

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to visit Twist and Terry at their Blue Pit campsite, then down the desert, 9:20 a.m.

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Looking up from the south end towards the Granites  [above], CR 33, southbound [below].

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Doyle, California

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Reno, Nevada

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Reno; a detour for wine [for a birthday party next Saturday]

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before, the weather over Donner having been benign, falling into

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some inexplicably stupid traffic across the Valley,

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despite which we made Benicia with time to unload, begin laundry and Bicycle Before Collapse.

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Next day away to Oakland soon after lunch then

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on to

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San Francisco

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for an off-hours visit to Brian Gross Fine Art, Linda’s “Aerious” exhibition, while

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in other rooms, Roy DeForest [dog], Meridel Rubenstein [below]

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…and many Flemings in the front.

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There we met up with a great group of out-of-town friends, curators and collectors, everyone immensely enthusiastic about Linda’s show and many as well quite taken with Robert Hudson, a sculptor surprisingly heretofore unknown to several of them.¬† It was all terrific fun.

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In spits of rain we made our way home, juvenated and exuberated, for take-out sushi [not shown].

Monday, Benicia-by-the Bay, hey…

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to be continued…out in California.

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