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A place where I let it all hang out.

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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 →

Happy Naked Hiking Day (Completely suitable for work!)

https://youtu.be/17fK6PHMCC8 The summer solstice begins on June 20, 2021 at roughly 11:33 pm Eastern and lasts 24 hours. You could legitimately call either the 20th or 21st Nude Hiking Day. Since the 20th is a Sunday with the potential of... Continue Reading →

Skinnydipping in Piru Creek

Every now and then a deputy patrols the parking for the day use area. Given the title, you can guess what's ahead. NSFW. Piru Creek is the only reliable flowing water for many miles. One of my favorite haunts. Memorial... Continue Reading →

Redrock Canyon

I am NOT going all the way to Redrock Mountain. Red is my trail, mostly down the center of the creek. The red is from 2016. Those blue lines are how the trail was recorded in 2013. Click on any... Continue Reading →

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