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Naked in Joshua Tree National Park

Last April I went out to Joshua Tree National Park for my birthday. My plan was to do some freehiking during the middle of the week when it was least busy. (Not illegal here but I always try not to... Continue Reading →

World Naked Hiking Day is almost here!

Happy Naked Hiking Day! June 21 is coming up soon. This is a post about what I did on last year's Naked Hiking Day. A little NSFW near the end. I did go on a hike on the actual Summer... Continue Reading →

Throw Another Year on the Barbi

I have a birthday coming up Friday. I usually don't celebrate birthdays. I have been known to go into hiding and refuse to associate with anyone. Being pointedly reminded that I have run out of yet another year's time doesn't... Continue Reading →

I’m not dead yet.

Blood pressure: 119/61Pulse: 66O2 saturation 97%Weight: 175.5 lb.BMI: 29.5Temperature: 98.6 My cholesterol is down to an "acceptable" level. Blood sugar is a little bit high. All other blood tests are within normal values. I am fully vaccinated against just about... Continue Reading →

Fall? Or Autumn?

Happy equinox! The day and night are roughly equal today. However, that's isn't the true definition of an equinox. The actual equinox is the instant the earth's rotational axis is perpendicular to a line connecting the center of the Earth... Continue Reading →

Feeling lazy….

So I thought I'd let a few other good people talk instead. How about Life?   I find the great thing in this world is, not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving. Goethe   I... Continue Reading →

Another family is on the way.

The guest house in the back is once again occupied. Mourning doves must multiply fast! This tells me there's a high natural chick mortality rate. Looks like another brood of chicks is be on the way. She's been there for... Continue Reading →

Empty nest syndrome

Checked the nest today and the chicks have flown. Mom and Pop are still hanging out nearby watching and calling. The youngsters are hiding in the trees nearby and staying quiet. Mom would be the two-tone bird and Pop would... Continue Reading →

A family in our backyard!

We have a mourning dove nest on a shelf in our open patio. A while ago I noticed this mourning dove nesting in a basket on a shelf under the awning behind our house. For weeks she did not seem... Continue Reading →

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