Barbara & Kevin Monahan

Life in the Santa Cruz Mountains and beyond

Circle of Fifths Quick Look — Apple Watch app

The Circle of Fifths Quick Look Apple Watch app respects your privacy. It does not request, collect or store any personal information. The only information it does store is your currently selected key and clef. This information is stored locally on your Apple Watch. No information is transmitted from your Apple Watch other than what […]

Hummingbirds near Scotts Valley

Dawn in May comes very early, but I needed to set up the traps for the ongoing hummingbird banding project on our deck in the Santa Cruz Mountains. (Trapping begins 30 minutes before sunrise and continues for 5 hours of trapping, banding and recording.) No matter how early, the thought of learning more about hummingbirds […]