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Category: Wandering

  • Walking more

    Walking more

    I’ve been trying to walk more. Since the Covid-19 pandemic started, I’ve gotten even more used to just sitting ‘at home’ in front of a couple of computers for all waking hours. Fortunately, the neighborhood I’m in has some really good walking areas. There is a great little park nearby, and the wonderful Ortega River…

  • Daily Reminder

    Daily Reminder

    I’ve hung this Calvin and Hobbes comic in my office for more than twenty years. Now that I don’t have an office, it will live on in various electronic forms as a daily reminder to find the joy and the fun in the little things. We are all making it up as we go…might as…

  • Duolingo Milestone

    Duolingo Milestone

    I hit a numeric milestone in Duolingo yesterday, 300 days learning Spanish. One of my Covid-19-keep-my-sanity-hobbies I decided to take on was learning Spanish. I started out really strong, and in the early days was spending an hour or more each day. After a couple of months, I started burning out, so I slowed down, and found…

  • Ornament


    A friend gave me this cool metal sailboat ornament to decorate the boat for the holiday. Love it! I’ll have to find it a permanent home.

  • Recent Travel Drinking

    Recent Travel Drinking

    I haven’t posted in a while, and want to get back to recording my thoughts and fun hobby activities. I was recently in Pensacola for a week of work, and had the pleasure of visiting a fun whisky bar, Old Hickory Whiskey Bar. View fullsize Some of my favorites. View fullsize View fullsize View fullsize View…

  • Apartment Living

    Apartment Living

    Yeah! I’m finally getting settled in the new place. Moving is exhausting. Mostly mental, but exhausting none the less. I haven’t lived in an apartment since my early Navy days in Virginia. I shared an apartment with a Navy buddy in Virginia Beach. We were noisy! To be honest, I don’t remember much about the…