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That 90s Tag

I got tagged by Foovay for this. The 90s were a while ago and this was a bit of an effort! I was busy raising two small children with my wife and didn't pay much attention to it. Favorite TV... Continue Reading →

Potpourri

By Herbert James Draper - The Bridgeman Art Library, Object 181779, Public Domain We had a palm tree removed from our front yard. I really didn't want to do it but there were over riding reasons. When we bought to house... Continue Reading →

The Problem with Police

The problem is that the job of policing is naturally attractive to bullies. You get to wear a uniform, be part of a powerful brotherhood, carry a gun and assorted other weapons, give orders to people, and beat on anyone... Continue Reading →

Sound! Euphonium, Season 1

On my second try and after 7 episodes I finally started to enjoy this work. I made it through season one and am starting season two. The first time around I got bored and dropped it after 4 episodes. All... Continue Reading →

Me and the Lockheed Skunkworks

https://youtu.be/pL3Yzjk5R4M Long ago in a world dominated by the Cold War and nuclear weapons, I was a junior engineer at the Lockheed Skunkworks in Burbank. (There's a shopping center and parking for Burbank Airport at the location today. It was... Continue Reading →

Sespe Creek via Tar Creek Trail

Slightly NSFW... I have been blogging since long before WordPress even existed. This is an old post, from 2006 when I had a web page. I was trying to form up a local nude hiking group I called the Canyon... Continue Reading →

Life Under Lockdown

Third week of social distancing. Sigh. The last time I did anything that involved close contact with another human was the final exam for the docent position at the local nature center.  (I passed but they shut the place down... Continue Reading →

Adaptation

Acting class was the best thing that has happened to me in recent memory. It has been gone now since early March. I don't know if my retirement income will continue to support it. I have met people who share... Continue Reading →

When you wear a mask for so long, you don’t remember what your real face looks like — Starting Life From Zero

This isn’t really a fun post and I’m not really sure if I should even bother writing about this, but it’s just something in my personal life that has been on my mind and I have to get it off... Continue Reading →

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