Monthly Archives: January 2012

#35–Experiencing McCullough Bridges,1st of 4 . . .

Once you’ve learned about McCullough bridges, possibly by reading Crossings: McCullough’s Coastal Bridges, you won’t just drive through or over them, you’ll start to experience them. If you’re driving through a McCullough bridge with arches, look for the aesthetic details, … Continue reading

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#34–Blue holes of winter . . .

What could be more perfect than a mild winter day with sun and no wind at the coast? These are what the late outdoor writer Doug Newman called “blue holes.” I picked a week to travel up and down the … Continue reading

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#33–Hardcore bridge aficionados . . .

  I have long had a fascination with bridges, and since working on Crossings: McCullough’s Coastal Bridges, I’ve become a real bridge aficionado—or as my family and friends would say “totally obsessed!” I did have a friend for dinner the … Continue reading

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#32–New Year’s decisions & resolutions . . .

The new year is a time to look ahead and make decisions as well as resolutions. I met this morning with researcher Dick Smith and publisher Bob Serra, and we decided to continue courting a major university press to publish … Continue reading

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