Natural beauty, tough times, and seeing rural perspectives

Bradly Cook

So far, Chronicle photographer Bradley Cook has visited Big Sur, McVay Falls, Santa Cruz beach, and two electric-vehicle charging stations. He’s photographed Buddy Guy’s concerts in Oxnard, Calif., and at Beverly Hills’ famed Saban Theater. He’s visited a succulent garden center, bought giant pistachios at a legendary fruit and nut stand, and also endured a flat tire repair on the Tesla. SO, how’s it going at this juncture?

“Yeah, I am getting sleep … feeling good. I know how to pace myself . . .