My dog, Bear, who ALWAYS hangs out right near the house and is immediately in for dinner when I call him at 6 pm, was missing. I called and called, every 5 mins I called. I went to the door and opened it to see if he was there. He is one who has never scratched or barked or otherwise let me know he wanted in, so I always have to check. At 7, thinking it will be my last check until just before dark, I went to check. No Bear. I close the door. Just as I am beginning to cry, I hear his distinctive whine, as he does when he sees the cats or me, or a friend. I open the door, and there he is. I burst out in tears. I couldn’t stop. I still can’t even though he is home and uninjured. These lives are too short and mean so much.
His mother, Dakota, is still around. She taught him well. He is the main guard dog. When he and his sister were approximately teen-angers, she used to take them on runs – long ones. She taught them the mountain and how to make their way home. Dakota would always be first home, but Bear wasn’t far behind. Miranda, a little overweight, was slower. But they always made it home. After a while, they knew all the paths, all the tricks, and they all stayed home. Tonight, he found his way home again. I am so grateful. But that little bugger is going to have to stay inside for a few days. He took 5 years off my life.
While this dispatch says North of Gorda, I believe that to be in error. The mileage is right for Mud Creek, SOUTH of Gorda, and Madonna Construction is mentioned
Incident: 00116 Type: Trfc Collision-1141 Enrt Location: 72103 Sr1 Loc Desc: NR MM9.6 JNO GORDA Lat/Lon: 35.870403 -121.438763
10:26 AM 14  JOHN MADONNA CONSTRUCTION OFC NUMBER 805-543-7751 // ADV NOT AWARE OF TC
10:24 AM 13  1039 9-S2 AT OFC// WILL ADVS 9-1 AT OFC TO RESPOND TO TCH
10:21 AM 12  1039 SAN LUIS
10:16 AM 11  MC WAS LEFT ON THE RS
10:01 AM 10  1039 MONT COM TO 1022 CALSTAR AND 1141
9:55 AM 9  PER CALTRANS CAN GO THRU SOUTH END CLOSURE
9:42 AM 8  CALTRANS TC WILL CONFIRM UNIT WOULD BE ABLE TO COME THRU FRM SOUTH NEND
9:42 AM 7  LL W/MONT COM CKING FOR FIRE UPDATES
9:36 AM 6  1039 S2 WILL CHECK LOG AND ADVISE
9:29 AM 5  1039 H70,ADV 106 AT THIS TIME,COULD RESP FOR MEDEVAC IF NEEDED//REQ A73 CK THE AREA
9:26 AM 4  1039 9-8 OIC,ADV SHORT ON UNITS 9-4 WILL NOT BE RESP,CAN RESP TO HOSPITAL FOR STATMENT IF NECCESSARY//9-8 REQ H70 CONTINUE IF POSS
9:19 AM 3  2ND HAND RP ADV MC RIDER IS INJ
9:19 AM 2  SLO / NO UNIT ON COAST WILL HAVE 1 HR ETA
9:17 AM 1  1039 SLO
WE HAVE SOME GOOD NEWS! The Henry Miller Library is opening a new location 25 miles north: In Carmel!!
Join us for our all-day GRAND OPENING PARTY — music, poetry, and more!! — at the
Henry Miller Library at the Barnyard
3728 The Barnyard, G23, Carmel-By-The-Sea, CA 93923, right off Highway 1!!
(Due to the collapse of the Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge, the Henry Miller Library in Big Sur is inaccessible from the north. It will likely re-open and be accessible via the south in June.)
We’ve very excited to show off our new place. Come see old friends. Meet new ones! Browse our brand new exhibits. Peruse books. Chit chat around the firepit. Eat from one of the Barnyard’s various and delectable dining establishments.
You can expect poetry courtesy of Carolyn Kleefeld, Maria Garcia Teutsch, and Elliot Roberts!
And there will also be music from Alisa Fineman, Andrew Byars, Jessica Healy, Songs Hotbox Harry Taught Us, and Magnus Toren serenading us with the Ballad of the South Coast!
Dance, eat, bring a casserole (optional) and celebrate this exciting new dawn!
This is the Henry Miller Library: Where Something IS Happening! (in Carmel!!!)