I‘m so grateful to have been born and raised in Marin. As a child I played in the hills and on the banks of Corte Madera Creek in and around Greenbrae. As a boy scout I discovered Mount Tamalpais, known as ‘The Sleeping Lady’ from the local Miwok Indian legend. The county truly was my playground. I collected rocks and arrowheads, found a lot of cardboard siding and built a lot of forts. As a teenager I duck hunted in the marshes, and waterskied, sailed, and kayaked in the San Francisco bay. As an adult I mountain biked, ran, and hiked the local trails. Now as a senior I still walk the mountain trails every opportunity I get.
I became an environmentalist, a member of the Marin Environmental Forum, and it’s no surprise with such vast expanses of open space that when I took up a 35mm camera in 1967 my main subjects became the Marin open space and our beautiful center piece – Mt. Tamalpais.
Mt. Tam is visible from almost all towns in Marin. When the light changes Mt. Tam gets a new look from each direction, time of day, and day of the year. On my personal photo project list is a year long, as close to daily as possible, shoot of the mountain.
Please enjoy my home mountain.