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A place where I let it all hang out.

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Cedar Creek and some flowers

I was out here last time August of 2018, almost a year ago. Since then, we had a normal winter.  What an incredible change has set in! We had an unusually cool stretch in mid-July so I thought I'd head... Continue Reading →

Sounan desu ka? (Are you lost?)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cChkdiQ8s28 So far I'm 3 episodes in. Sounan desu ka? is a short anime with about 12 minutes per episode. I'm not really feeling super excited for this one. I can see where the inspiration came from. Yuru... Continue Reading →

Flower Hike

Ok, so with all the excitement over the LA World Naked Bike Ride it was also World Naked Hiking Day. Can't do both at the same time so the next decent day I went out to the Alder Creek Trail.... Continue Reading →

Bradford Ridge – Again

Saturday I drove up to Bradford Ridge path in what turned out to be a vain attempt at Deep Creek Hot Springs. The weather report said the area west of Victorville should have a high of about 90F. I figure... Continue Reading →

Hot – hot – hot!

Yesterday it was 108. The saving grace is that the humidity was 13%. The swamp cooler worked admirably.  Inside it never got over 77. Today, not so lucky. At 2pm it is 101 but the humidity is 26%. Inside it is... Continue Reading →

Kearsarge Pass

The hot temperatures we are having right now made me long for the coolness of the High Sierra. I didn't make it up there nearly as often as I wanted. October 2007 is one of the few times I did.... Continue Reading →

Don’t Mess With Grandpa

I'm getting older. There is far more sand in the bottom of my hourglass than the top. I don't need a calendar to tell me this. I know it in my body.

Saline Valley, May 2019

Last weekend I spent 4 days and 3 nights on a trip with a group of nudistas to Saline Valley. (That 3 full days without the need for clothing!) It was hot and dry but inside the oasis that has... Continue Reading →

Maybe the sun isn’t as deadly as we have been told.

Perhaps it is time to reexamine burying oneself in SPF 50 sunscreen and hiding from the sun. It seems that the sun has other beneficial effects than just vitamin D and that a tan slowly acquired over time lacks the... Continue Reading →

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