“Working From Home”

 OK, before you hate on me, as there are a few benefits to this trend, like reducing traffic on the roads, etc., here are a few reasons “working from home” really gets under my skin. Can I be the only one that feels the same way? 1. Fucking Zoom Calls on speakerphone – I mean… Read More “Working From Home”

My Top Five Musical Artists By Genre -(always a work in progress)

An ever-evolving list of my top five musical artists within genres of music I frequently listen to. I’ve added one statement per artist as my justification for them making the list. Feel free to comment, make suggestions, or call me out. Obviously, these choices are filtered by my age and life experiences and, as a… Read More My Top Five Musical Artists By Genre -(always a work in progress)

My Personal Journey With COVID 19

Although we’re all eager to acquiesce back to a pre-pandemic lifestyle, this virus still seems much less understood by our medical community, less predictable, and more pernicious than something like the flu; just saying. I’m writing this entry as a gentle reminder to continue respecting the potential implications of catching or spreading Covid 19. I… Read More My Personal Journey With COVID 19

Glamping in Carmel Valley

Carmel Valley is a great base camp location for anyone interested in exploring Monterey, Carmel/Pacific Grove, or Big Sur. For those who like to camp, Saddle Mountain Ranch Campground is a great place to call home for a few days while in the area. Like most private campgrounds in California, it’s not cheap but Saddle… Read More Glamping in Carmel Valley

Big Sur Hiking

Wow! When you find yourself in the Big Sur area, with the weather nice and you’re looking to get out for a great hike look no further than Creamery Ridge Loop Trail! This hike features 180-degree views of the Pacific Ocean throughout most of the trail, provides opportunities to check out a couple of remote… Read More Big Sur Hiking

California Coyote

I encountered the coyote pictured here crossing my path on a foggy January day just as the sun was setting; just me and the coyote. If you’ve ever encountered a coyote in the wild, you’ll notice that they don’t tend to run off as most other wild animals do. They just stand their ground and… Read More California Coyote

Making a Difference and Braided Rope

What do braided rope and making a difference in the world have in common? Read this great article by Angus Hervey, featured in Future Crunch to find out. Although some of the references used in the story may fade over time, conceptually the analogy will remain accurate. Really liked this one.