January Thaw

So, today is my birthday. And a federal holiday. Coincidence? Yeah. But I am glad to be getting a new president for my birthday (it won’t arrive until tomorrow) and to have the day off. Today was marked (so far) by a hike up Mt. Sanitas in short sleeves, and will be marked soon by …


It’s balm for the soul. I’ve not gotten out to the contra out here until tonight, and it was well-worth it. I don’t know that I have much to say about it, besides altitude is surprising and the people were nice — I got a few chances to chat with folks. Also, they clap on petronellas …

Good Things Keep Happening

I don’t know quite what’s gotten me on this blogging binge, but I’ll keep at it as long as I have things to say.

What I have to say now concerns serendipity, and a positive attitude.  I feel that, in my life, very little happens that is bad, very little goes wrong.  In fact, there are a number of things I can think of that may have seemed like they were bad, or went wrong, but in fact turned out for the (likely) better. Continue readingGood Things Keep Happening


Wow, what a way to wake up.  Zero to sixty, as it were.  A guaranteed way to have me feel awake on the greyest of days is to have snow, snow and more snow coming down.