Grass is turning from brown to gray. . . . NOT a good thing. California is a tinderbox in August!
Slow boat to China down in the Strait. . . .
It died of heat exhaustion. . . .
"LEGOS" in middle of trail???
Like some lovely ladies. . . . Pretty, but she has her defenses. . . .
What are these? I'll have to ask Ranger James!
Just some nice flowers growing right smack-dab in the middle of the trail.
Mt. Diablo follows me everywhere.
That's Martinez's railroad station in orange brick on opposite side of tracks from the big white indoor sports building:
A bit of a roller-coaster, nearing the end. . . .
I covered a lot of territory for the survey. Took some side-trails, besides the two I was assigned to - the ones marked in dark black on this map. I figure I did about six miles, some of it on some pretty rough terrain. I started at 9:30 and didn't finish till after 3pm.