Author Archives: A Dreamer

I need to get the fuck out of this town.

So, I’m on Nextdoor, for reasons I cannot even begin to explain, but OK. Earlier this week, a woman a few neighborhoods over posts. She’s been in the hospital for a month, and some things have had to slide – … Continue reading

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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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