Monthly Archives: September 2012

Comfort Zone

I have a “road” comfort zone. My happy road consists of two of four lanes – six at a pinch – with smooth pavement and guard rails. Curves are good. Little traffic is also nice. Unfortunately, like most everything else, … Continue reading

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Bakersfield

Earlier this afternoon I set a personal best for saying f&@k the most times in a row – aloud – loudly – with only my dog to hear. And I think she was supremely indifferent. This occurred after I had … Continue reading

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(mis)adventures in driving

I am having a love/hate relationship with my GPS. But more on that in just a bit. I’ll begin at the beginning ( what a concept!). I started the day heading south through dense fog and sea mist toward Pismo,Beach, … Continue reading

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Last day in Big Sur

How is it possible that I have already been here for a week? Amazing! Today I did some of my “preparring to leave” chores, starting with a huge kitchen sinful of laundry, moving on to shopping in Monterey for a … Continue reading

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Devil’s Peak

It was, without a doubt, one of the toughest hikes I have done. Not because of the steepness of the grade. It was the heat. It was bad enough in the shade but every time we stepped into the sun, … Continue reading

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The beautiful Big Sur coast

Lesson learned. When you try to upload more than three “large” format photos on this site (or form an iPad – who knows which is true) e entire thing crashes. Too bad be ukase I was going regale with LARGE … Continue reading

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Do Be

Today I am experimenting with the concept of doing nothing. This is not an easy task for me. I know some people can just sit and be. I can do that in short bursts other people have to be coin … Continue reading

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Naked man

A naked man made my day. I never thought I would say that but there you have it – it happened, and I think I am smiling still. There I was, hiking along the Pine Ridge trail in the hot … Continue reading

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Naked man

A naked man made my day. I never thought I would say that but there you have it – it happened, and I think I am smiling still. There I was, hiking along the Pine Ridge trail in the hot … Continue reading

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Conquering the road

No, that is not a picture of “the road”. This is just a morning photo of Highway 1 taken after I had conquered the dastardly road. And I even managed to drive back up it again this afternoon. However, Idraw … Continue reading

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