DayTripping: Devilâ€™s Slide and heavenly sandwiches
Half Moon Bay Field to Table
the coastside is a hot spot for the foodie trend
farm transplant sows seeds on the south coast
~ Staying healthy and active ~ Where do I take the grandkids?
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Feasting on the farm
Remembering the holy ghost
Locovores are now getting a taste of real agricultural life. BY JULIA REIS PHOTOS BY DEAN COPPOLA
Pescadero, Half Moon Bay celebrate the chamarita BY STACY TREVENON PHOTOS BY DEAN COPPOLA
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The simple pleasure of a rope swing or tree fort invites analog fun. PHOTO ESSAY BY DEAN COPPOLA
Bringing some desert flair to the Coastside. 40
Young farmer carves niche in Pescadero community. 30
The brand new Devil’s Slide trail goes well with heavenly sandwiches. 42
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here are a couple of reasons why I was thrilled when our photographer Dean Coppola pitched his idea of a rope swing and tree fort photo essay. First, as a parent of a 14- and 11-year-old, anything that celebrates activities that don’t involve a screen is OK by me. Second, and more importantly, I am a rope swing aficionado. My wife and I lived up near Skyline Boulevard for a number of years which, surrounded by oaks and bay laurel trees, is a rope swing nirvana. And while most of the swings were safe enough, occasional bad decisions were made. One particular “project” of mine involved shimmying up a bay tree which arced gracefully from a cliff edge over a creek bed far below. With a fair amount of trepidation — as this was by far the highest rope swing I had attempted — I grasped the rope and leapt off the hillside expecting to return to the same spot for a quick dismount. In true Wile E. Coyote style however, the tree branch had too much flex, and my return trip ended smack into the cliff face — much below my intended target. I returned home with a bloody nose, far dirtier than I had started, and with one less rope — as it was now hanging out of reach over Damiani Creek. This was nearly 20 years ago. It’s possible that its still hanging there today. Although the swings that Dean captured for his photo essay don’t have the same kind of peril as ours did in Portola Valley, they no doubt provide the same simple pleasure for the rider — no downloading required. Take a look at his images on page 22 and see if they don’t bring back some memories, or maybe inspire some new “project” of your own. Helmet advised.
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