Sunday, June 21, 2015

Sail Away

Tom Clark's collage from Charleston.

Friday, June 12, 2015

Schooner Nanuk

In 1925, the three-masted schooner Nanuk won the annual race from Alaska to San Francisco carrying $270,000 worth of furs. Built in Fairhaven, California (on Humboldt Bay), Nanuk was featured in the 1933 MGM film Eskimo.

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

No Sequel Anticipated

The Chronicle story about a squirrel that caused the East Bay power outage omits mention of what happened to the squirrel. We assume this is a one-off performance. No sequel anticipated.