Friday, May 18th…relaxing paddling all around… There is a crawfish on the endangered species list called the Shasta Crawfish. It is only found in this area. It is getting eaten up by ordinary crawfish that has been introduced by fisherfolk using them as bait. The Shasta Crawfish has adapted its protective coloration to blend in … Continue reading Shasta Crawfish
Friday, May 18th After the night of the Go Girl episode, we settled into our new habitat. Ahjumawi is a beautiful spot. The lakes are frequented with fishermen. Few people camp. While we were there, we only met one: Jerry from Arcata. Seems like there is more than one Northern Humboltean out in search of … Continue reading Getting the Lay of the Land
We broke camp and were paddling back to the boat launch by 9:00am. It was beautiful and perfectly calm, altho we could tell that some weather was moving in. Somehow–we still can’t figure out how–we took a wrong turn and it took us nearly 3 hours as opposed to one hour return trip. We were … Continue reading Home…
The car is packed and waiting for our adventure. Good thing we’re NOT backpacking. We’d need a couple of pack mules to carry our creature comforts. I just checked the weather forecast. Today there is a 30% chance of thundershowers. Not big. However, it’s supposed to go down to 32 tonight. I’m so glad that … Continue reading Today is the Day!
And who doesn’t love a nice food presentation?? Continue reading Souvenir Photos of Food
There is a lot to do today. There always is…getting everything all sorted out after being gone. The “boys,” my two black cats who were in the house all week were extremely eager to get out this morning. Poor things were so disappointed to see the gentle rain falling all around. Their first day of … Continue reading Home Encore
Table for my coffee cup. My nook chair waiting for me. The view from the nook chair Sent from my iPad Continue reading The Nook