Last weekend was my company’s 26th appearance in Woodside for a private backyard party known as the Woodside Oysterfest. This all started when the couple that hosts the party took a field class I was teaching for the Academy of Sciences on growing oysters. In the early years it was just myself. Now we bring […]
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My swollen hand continues to puzzle my doctors. So with my extra time I decided to revive my old email list. I hope you enjoy hearing from the oysterman. As I hand entered HUNDREDS of your names and email addresses it brought great memories of friends I haven’t seen in such a long time. I […]
Wow. What a summer. I have been dealing with an infection (the doctors think) in my left hand and so I have not been shucking much lately. My volunteer army has stepped up big time. I hope to be better soon as I miss the events. So what have I been doing? I am working […]
Thank you to my friends new and old for our time together at the Santa Cruz Blues Festival. It was great to see everyone. This is our view of the stage where we heard excellent music, laughed, and danced our way through an amazing weekend. See you all at the next party.
Welcome to my blog. In this blog I intend to address the questions that I hear most around the bar. Let me know if there is any subjects you want to learn more about. The biggest story of 2013 was the eminent closure of the Drake’s Bay Oyster Farm. Charlie Johnson founded this farm after […]