Monthly Archives: March 2008

……..Montara: Look Closely……..Is this the Wheeler House?

Are these celebrating folks looking at the lone house in the background? Is the second photo the same house? And is it the “Wheeler House?” In 1992 I received snail mail from Marjorie Borda. “Is the ‘Wheeler House’ still standing … Continue reading

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…..Purissima Falls….

(Old buildings in Purisima–now gone.) By June Morrall (Written in 1977, using the resources at the San Mateo County History Museum) By the age of 16, Henry Dobbel launched his ambitious climb to the top. That year, about 1845, he … Continue reading

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…………..Half Moon Bay Nursery Gazebo……..

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Love it: HMB Digital Photog Deb Wong's "Incarnation Series"….Very, very Cool….

┬áMeet Deb and husband Michael Wong: You can buy Deb’s art: To have more fun, visit Deb Wong’s site, please click here

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Leon's Totem Pole……..Finds a Happy Home With These Folks….

(Photo: Leon Kunke, totem pole maker)

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…….Watch a nesting "Kestrel" with Dar Waegner….

What’s a “kestrel?” This one’s a she, and she’s a small North American Falcon….with several eggs. Watch her with Dar……click here Kestrel nest, Pawnee Power Station, Brush, Colorado….

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Moss Beach: Listening in on Sharon Bertolucci & Elaine M. Teixeira

And Elaine M. Teixeira and Rosina Banks Elaine M. Teixeira: I received an email from Sharon Bertolucci; not sure if you know her; her dad was my cousin, Albert Bertolucci, Mom was Patricia Ball; Albert’s mother was named Rose (Little … Continue reading

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Angelo Misthos, OSRR Buff & John Vonderlin Fan, Says

(Photo: Is this the Ocean Shore Railroad smokin’ through Pacifica?) Mr. Vonderlin, I’ve enjoyed reading Half Moon Bay Memories and El Granada Observer as well as your Pescadero Memories, particularly references to the OSRR, which I became acquainted with in … Continue reading

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Checking out the new Oceano Hotel&Spa with Pete Douglas….

At right, Pete Douglas, of Bach Dancing & Dynamite fame, contemplates the new indoor mall at Princeton-by-the-Sea (Below, an available shop, stunning conference table, and room ready to serve conference-goers.)

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……..MaMMoth KiWi……….

Legendary fruit from Frog Hollow Farm, click here See it for yourself at the Ferry Building in the City……

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