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Wheelies on A Sparkling Sea

  Something big was finally busting loose. Not the biblical big one on the underfoot San Andreas Fault, nor the bigger one overdue on the adjacent Hayward segment of the contiguous Calaveras Fault, but close enough to shake, rattle, and … Continue reading

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Next Big

  At the edge of a grove of redwood trees in the Forest of Nisene Marks, a California State Park that remains in good standing despite inadequate funding, under which the San Andreas Fault rumbled moderately, I counted to less than … Continue reading

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Leaking From The Ears

   The inspiration that ultimately led to the ritual ground breaking ceremony for the Thee Tawny Owl Institute of High Flying Wisdom and Rising Consciousness started out curiously enough with a few injuries I suffered upon falling out of an oak … Continue reading

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Slow, Superficial, Weak, Shallow

     The dirty gulls that flock to the lagoon formed where Aptos Creek used to flow directly into Monterey Bay before the state of California slammed its bureaucratic stamp down are not a popular bunch.  In the argot of … Continue reading

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Wild Thing

     Pick an object, any object.  Does it look very different from the inside than from the outside?  Well, yeah, like…duh.  A box, a ball, a belly. A galaxy, too.  Inside may be dark. Or pink as an albino’s … Continue reading

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Suspicious Signs

The first week with neither word from the tawny owl, nor thumping bass lines from his lovely wife, Thee Mrs., was not too hard to withstand.  I was nominally claiming responsibility for the care and feeding of needy tween twins … Continue reading

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