Monday May 18, 2015 Jenner CA.
The wind was down as I put my boat in the water at Jenner this morning around eleven AM.
Honking and splashing
Like I said, the wind was down, so I paddled along taking my time and enjoying the day. I could hear a bunch of honking and could see a bunch of splashing by Paddy’s rock, so I went over to investigate.
Sitting at Muskrat
Going to get my hat
Another reason to get my hat at swamp rock was to eat a few more blackberries. I pulled my boat into shore and headed for swamp rock which is over on that hill near the center, across the swamp. Most of the water in the swamp has finally dried up, so I didn’t have to work my way around and could just go straight to the rock through the swamp.
My hat and sitting at the rock
Checking out the old car
As I left swamp rock I decided to go over and check out the old car parts we discovered the other day and have a better look. I was wondering if there was an old car that rusted out there or was there just some car parts laying on the ground there?
Here’s what’s left of the engine looking at it from the transmission side, which I think has rusted and gone mostly. There is a steering box in back of that, so you’d be looking from the back to the front of the car.
And this is the right front wheel or what’s left of it. The brake drum has almost completely rusted away and you can see a brake shoe there. In relation to the transmission, this right wheel is in the right place for a complete old car to be under the dirt in this spot. When I say complete, I mean what’s left of one after most of it has rusted away.
I think this part is a bumper thingy
I dug out this car part a little more. It’s in the wrong place to be part of that car, maybe. I think this part might be a bumper thingy on a bumper, but I’m not sure? It’s close to the buried car, so still might be part of it.
One of the reasons I decided to get my forgotten hat was to get some more blackberries. More of them are starting to ripen, so I found a few and ate them. More berries will come as the season progresses.
The wind came up while I was at Swamp rock
As I as getting back to my boat, I could see the wind had come up to about ten miles an hour. Not too bad, but windy none the less.
After I was rested I put my boat back in the water and headed to the Jenner boat ramp and took my boat out of the water and went on home for the day.
I had plans to do some yard work, but for some reason I was real tired out today, so I just took it easy for the rest of the day and that was my day.