Friday June 17, 2016 Jenner CA.
Raining at home
It was raining lightly as I got it going this morning. And it was raining lightly all the way to Jenner as I drove along, but at Jenner, no rain, just overcast.
I was thinking a little hike up to lookout point would be a good idea, but first I’d paddle up the river to the muskrat area and do the hike on the way back.
Hiking up to that ridge top
Eventually I continued on to the muskrat area and sat there for awhile. Then I paddled across the river to this spot. That’s Paddy’s rock in the water there. And I’m thinking of hiking up to Lookout point on the ridge top just above Paddy’s rock.
Lower Lookout Point
Lots of poison oak
I spent some time poking around in the brush up there looking for old trails or old roads. I found some possibilities, but the brush is thick so I didn’t get too far.
Old Man of the Woods seed pod
Looking up, I found some more seed pods on an Old Man of the Woods plant and cut one open to check out the seeds. Turns out there are four big seeds in each pod that turn black as they age a bit exposed to the air. They look real succulent inside too, but I didn’t sample any of the flesh. or the seeds, maybe next time.
Needed a fire t warm up the house
I went on home for the day and didn’t do much of anything. With the light rain, it was a bit cold in my house, so I got some wood together and made a small fire in the wood stove just enough to take the chill off the house and that was my day for a nice one.