About carto

Retired software engineer who grew up in Montana, went to Montana State College in Bozeman, and moved to California to work at Stanford Research Institute (SRI). Carto's Library is about books I've read and liked; Carto's Logbook is about photography, travel and adventure. Mt. Maurice Times is tall tales mostly biographical.

Dry California Hills


Walking in Arastradero Preserve, Palo Alto, Aug 2018

It’s exceptionally dry this year in the hills above Palo Alto. The trails are open, but fire danger is high.

Cheers, Carto