Witch/Fossil Hunt!

Beachcombing for the real thing

(October 31, 2019) I apologize in advance to anyone who didn't want to be transported to this alternate universe just now. But you can relax because the only difference between this new universe...

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(September 19, 2019) I spotted the hairiest and smelliest hippie ever in the woods one day. But he lumbered away looking back over his shoulder. Then, unseen, he taught me how to communicate...

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Octopus Moms

(August 22, 2019) "Mommy, Mommy! Look what I found!" "STFU! I'm watching my GDMF shows!" "But Mommy, I found a giant octopus ..." "BFD!" "But Mommy, this is a giant Pacific octopus! She...

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No Disrespect

(July 25, 2019) Would you like to learn how to talk to fish like I do? It's easy. Try starting with small talk like, "Sorry about that hook in your face, buddy. How's...

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Every Agate Hunter for Themselves

(June 13, 2019) I don't usually advocate violence. But beachcombing for agates is one of my exceptions. Use the following info and tips to get an edge on the retirees and their horrible...

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The Mink Mystery

(May 9, 2019) I dumped my old imaginary friend. My new one is a woman. She's great. You'll meet her in a sec. She helped me solve the greatest mystery of my local...

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Studying Sammy the Crab

And tips for my alien abductors

(April 18, 2019) I can tell from comments on my previous story that space aliens read this paper. So I'm providing them with my abduction instructions here. (Pro-tip for other Chosen Ones: Clip...

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Steller Sea Lyin'

Roomy enough to sleep in

(March 14, 2019) Some people hunt for meat and some people hunt for trophies — or both, or whatever. They tend to get the proper licenses, take safety classes and all of...

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Interview with a Sand Dollar

(February 14, 2019) Things got a little "out there" last week and I found myself kneeling in wet sand having a conversation with a washed-up Pacific sand dollar (Dendraster excentricus). We talked...

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The Violet Snail Conspiracy

(January 10, 2019) When it comes to snail appreciation, there are three types of people. Type 1 people display no curiosity about snails and don't want to learn anything new anyway. Fortunately, these...

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Marine Life Diversity

And the wildly imaginative hula skirt

(December 13, 2018) My imaginary friend heard me call him a wacky conspiracy theorist. But he's a good imaginary friend so we had a long heart-to-heart. I suggested that his critical thinking could...

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