Monthly Archives: July 2019

Much to think about this week…

I have been doing this job for ~6 years. 3 years, then a hefty gap, and now coming up on another 3 years in another month and a half. I love the work – I love figuring out why the … Continue reading

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Another vacation comes to an end

And despite my brain being an ass (and forgetting to post this last week), it’s was pretty darn good. Already counting down til next year. A mere 345 days. – Great weather, if a little hot. – Quite a lot … Continue reading

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Wildlife roundup

I love how many critters we see on a daily basis here. Poor artists renderings from things I could not get pictures of. Turtles Little ocean fish, little pond fish, carp, and big spinny fish who thought, “Today is the … Continue reading

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Be nice to folks in the service industry

Went and got my coffee this morning – ordered two, got a paper and a pound of beans. One coffee came to the pickup counter. Mind you, I had no idea if I’d only ordered one (possible, because I’d not … Continue reading

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Battling the news of the day…

With more tacos, beer, good dogs, and some retail therapy. No beach today, it’s 94 and feels like 116 and there is thunder in the distance, so porch time it is for the afternoon. Tip Jar

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I figured out one thing

Just one thing, but it is part of what is bothering me a bit about this trip. I’m not writing. Usually, the change of scenery and ocean air results in hours of writing while I’m down here. Sure, it’s stuff … Continue reading

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We’re at the halfway point of vacation

And while I’m fairly relaxed and enjoying doing quite a lot of nothing, I still can’t really disconnect – keep thinking about the work waiting for me when I get back, and there is going to be a lot of … Continue reading

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Crab!

Twitter is being shit and won’t let me post this lovely crab gif from earlier today. Tip Jar 7/16 2:11PM, edited to correct issue with caption.

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Unplugging – how do folks do it?

It would certainly seem that I can’t. While I find that while I am quite relaxed here on vacation, I can’t really “unplug” so to speak. I can’t help but think part of it is this 100MPH 24/7 news cycle … Continue reading

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So I did get myself down to the beach yesterday

And it was lovely as always. Didn’t hurt that the water was not freezing and the DUKN7 buoy says we’re looking at 78 degree water again today. Made some new friends at the coffee shop: The turtles on this end … Continue reading

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