Lost Cities of the California Coast

After a hiatus to pursue my Low Carbon Diet project, I’m BACK, working on a new project, Lost Cities of the California Coast. It explores how people in California cities will respond to rising sea levels over the coming decades through participatory art and creative writing. Here’s a summary: With sea level rising for theContinue reading “Lost Cities of the California Coast”

Lowtidefullmoon walking

Following are excerpts from my recent guided walk, Tideline as Timeline. Timeline: January 4, 2015, 2:30 – 5:30 pm Place: Princeton-by-the-Sea, California The tideline is one of the richest biological regions on earth. It is also a fluctuating, fractal line that rises and falls each day and over thousands of years. Today, as the seaContinue reading “Lowtidefullmoon walking”

Tideline as Timeline

Join me for this New Year walk, marking the edge of the low tide and the rise of the full moon. We’ll think about presence and absence in Princeton-by-the-Sea, a neighborhood on the site of a former Ohlone village. A little background. This phrase — tideline as timeline — occurred to me earlier this yearContinue reading “Tideline as Timeline”

The Tides They Are a’ Chaaaan-gin’

Half_Moon_Bay flood map Check out this map of my town. My house lies in the middle of it, just above that dark blue band indicates where the new tideline will be once seas have risen 55 inches, as they are expected to this century. Within the light blue area — the hundred-year flood line —Continue reading “The Tides They Are a’ Chaaaan-gin’”