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Jay Nelson and Friends Visit Godfrey Stephens in Victoria BC Yesterday

Jay and 3 surfers are on a surf/photo trip on Vancouver Island for a Surfer's Journal article, traveling in a camper Jay built. Yesterday they visited Godfrey. In this photo (Jay at left), they're looking into the cabin of Godfrey's latest sailboat. I'm hoping they get a chance to visit Godfrey's best friend, master builder and surfer Bruno Atkey.

Both Godfrey and Bruno are featured in our book Builders of the Pacific Coast.

Jay's San Francisco home is featured in our forthcoming book Small Homes.

Photo: Godfrey Stephens

Hallelujah — Bon Jovi

Great Leonard Cohen Article in Oct. 17 Issue of The New Yorker

With extensive descriptions of Leonard's music by an uncharacteristically talkative Bob Dylan: http://shltr.net/2e9iVcO

Photo by Graeme Mitchell for The New Yorker

Video of Wily Coyote on Road Last Night

Fox was the only living man. There was no earth. The water was everywhere. “What shall I do,” Fox asked himself. He began to sing in order to find out.
   “I would like to meet somebody,” he sang to the sky.
   Then he met Coyote.
   “I thought I was going to meet someone,” Fox said.
   “Where are you going?” Coyote asked.
   “I've been wandering all over trying to find someone. I was worried there for a while.”
   “Well it's better for two people to go together… that's what they always say.”
   “O.K.. But what will we do?”
   “I don't know.”
   “I got it! Let's try to make the world.”
   “And how are we going to do that?” Coyote asked.
   “Sing!” said Fox.

   -Jaime de Angulo, Coyote Man & Old Doctor Loon

Rainbow, Shelter Production Studio, Our New Solar Panels

I'm still experimenting with posting my Instagram videos here. This is kinda dark, but the skies were red at sunset after the rains.

Marbled Godwit Shore Birds Yesterday

Hey, I just discovered how to make my Instagram movies available on this blog; here's one I posted this morning: https://www.instagram.com/p/BLl4b5nBid-/