Wednesday December 3, 2014 Jenner CA.
I waited for the storm to pass
The rain was really ripping as I laid in bed around eight this morning. It sounded like it was raining more than just cats and dogs. A good reason to stay in bed a bit longer today. I got up around eleven and the rains were slowing down now.
I headed out to Jenner sometime after noon. The rain had pretty much stopped as I put my boat in the water. I noticed John’s truck in the parking lot, but couldn’t see him in his kayak anywhere.
The river’s muddied up a bit
With all the rain, the river water had muddied up a bit. I crossed over to the side of Penny Island and sat around for quite a spell, napping a bit too.
I thought I might spy John while sitting there, but I didn’t.
East end channel
John paddles up
Eventually, John paddled up, coming down from up the river. We shot the bull for a bit. He said he came down early this morning and experienced the hard rains and wind down near the mouth while in his boat. An enjoyable experience. Lots of water and wind he said, getting some in his boat too.
After that, he had headed up river and did a hike at Muskrat beach going to the top of the hill.
A rainbow suddenly appears
Penny Island deer
Shortly after that, I heard a splash behind me, which turned out to be a deer joining it’s Mama. I think these two deer are the main ones that live on the island.
Muskrat Nest Beach
I made it up to muskrat nest beach where I sat around for an extended stay and just watched and napped a bit.
I thought I’d cross over the river to Paddy’s rock and see what might be on the shoreline there, usually birds of different types.
I saw a few birds, but most of them were somewhere else to ride out the storm that just went by.
There were no others out on the water today except John and I so no problems at the boat ramp. In fact the little town of Jenner looked almost dead as I pulled away and went on home.