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2020 was a difficult year for travelers, wanderers, adventurers, and explorers here in California. I did get out – sometimes with groups, sometimes furtively by myself – and was rewarded with solitude, silence, and freedom within the great cathedrals of nature that California offers from the deserts to the beaches, to the mountains and deep […]

Gavin Newsom’s Mediademic Causes California State Parks to Temporarily Close Campgrounds

In yet another attack on the freedom of Californians caused by Gavin Newsom’s incompetent management, lies, and fake “follow the science” nonsense, California State Parks has announced that they are closing state campsites “impacted by California’s Regional Stay at Home Order.” The governor, again confusing the issue further, has determined that artificial percentages (not colors)  […]

A Question About Self-Publishing

Question: If you publish your book only in electronic form, is it good or bad? Answer: If you indie-publish your work as an eBook, whether it’s “good” or “bad” will largely depend on the writing. If you market it properly, you’ll make some money.

A Question About The First Draft

Question: When they say your first draft of a film script is bad, what do they mean, and how many drafts do you need until it is perfect? Answer: “They” who, exactly? A first draft is exactly that: bleeding out your idea onto the page to see if it’s worth its weight in pixels. Birthing […]

California Department of Fish and Wildlife Awards $10.7M in Grants for Fisheries

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has announced 27 projects that will receive a total of $10.7 million in grants through the Fisheries Restoration Grant Project for fiscal year 2021. The projects are focused on the restoration, enhancement, and protection of anadromous salmonid habitat in California watersheds.