Category Archives: Lighthouse

Black Point Waterfall

(Click on image to enlarge) We’ve had some big rain storms a few days back and as the rainfall drains through the meadows some of it ultimately ends up in the ocean.  If the storm is big enough we’re lucky … Continue reading

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Black Point on a Lazy Spring Afternoon

(Click on any image to enlarge) Yesterday the weather was kind of in and out foggy and misty with a little spotty sun here and there.  I decided to head out to the very end of Black Point as I … Continue reading

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Lens on the Past

  I took this image back in 2009 at the Point Arena Lighthouse.  I thought it would be interesting to take another look at this shot of a segment of the lens that was used in the reconstructed lighthouse after … Continue reading

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A Winter’s Day at Point Arena Lighthouse

Earlier in the week when the weather was bright and warm I planned a day to head up to Point Arena Lighthouse and the Stornetta Lands National Monument for a hike.  When Thursday finally rolled around so had winter with … Continue reading

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An Afternoon of Peace and Solitude at Stornetta Public Lands

I’ve been up to the Point Arena Light House several times, but I haven’t yet hiked around the Point Arena-Stornetta Public Lands.  This area, donated by the Stornetta Ranch family, includes 1665 acres which was newly added to the California … Continue reading

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Back to Springtime

Springtime continues its march here along California’s north coast, and we’re starting to see the Camas pop up in the meadows here at Sea Ranch.  The first image shows a nice close up of Camassia quamash var. linearis in the … Continue reading

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Side Trip to Point Cabrillo Lighthouse, Mendocino County

This was supposed to be more or less a supply run up to Fort Bragg, in Mendocino County (OK, I was running low on my special chocolate powder I use in my daily mocha, and yes, I have a mocha … Continue reading

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