Tag Archives: Alameda

California Scenes, Fall, 2018, #2

We drove north from Jalama Beach to the San Francisco Bay Area, where two families of our children and grandchildren reside. My son Ethan and wife Flo live in Albany, and my step-daughter Laina and family (The Levys) live in … Continue reading

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Southwest Airlines, ABQ to Oakland to ABQ, 1-14

Flight from ABQ to Oakland, with the latter part of the flight in or above clouds. Oakland to ABQ

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Other Ducks of Alameda, CA, Spring 2014

I earlier posted about the mallards of Alameda. There were other ducks around, as well, who also were  very good looking:

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Mallards of Alameda

The small city of Alameda, California, occupies an island in San Francisco Bay, separated from Oakland by a broad channel. Surrounding the island are tidal mud flats and other shoreline habitat that attracts much waterfowl and shorebirds. I took daily … Continue reading

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Toxic Consumerism

A recent trip to California’s  two largest metroplexs has provided me, as usual, with much food for thought. Why, after all, would one want to live in the San Francisco Bay Area or LA? It’s the same reason that famously … Continue reading

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