Blackberries in the Sky with Window Panes

Robert Frost wrote Something there is that doesn’t love a wall, That sends the frozen-ground-swell under it, And spills the upper boulders in the sun And that is the East Coast snowy winter version, but here Blackberries love a wall to death and they’d like to love you, too They clutch sheer sides with sharp claws– ragged-wing bats Offering clumps

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75 Residents Protest the Possible Closing of Blocksburg's Post Office

Yesterday, the town of Blocksburg (located east of Garberville) rallied almost half its population to protest the possible closing of its post office. Kristin Windbigler, who lives near there, described the scene: About 75 concerned citizens of all ages converged on the tiny Blocksburg post office today to convince postal officials to keep it open. Residents organized seating, shade, and

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Storm Might Be Coming Says the National Weather Service

The National Weather  Service just issued a weather warning. THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHWEST CALIFORNIA. .DAY ONE…THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED THROUGH TONIGHT. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY. THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS ON WEDNESDAY. THERE MAY BE A FEW THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE DAY IN MENDOCINO COUNTY…SPREADING TO THE NORTH

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Rural Residents, Save Your Post Office–Go Check Your Mail Today!

Rural residents of Humboldt need to check their mail.  Notices have been going out to customers of some small post offices that their service office might be shut down and meetings are being held to determine local concerns. The notices announce a “discontinuance feasibility study of the facility operations” at, as noted earlier here, Blocksburg, Honeydew, Kneeland, Phillipsville, Redcrest, Samoa,

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