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Half a century

Last week I turned 50.  That’s older than I ever imagined being, and it’s older than I imagine I am.  Maybe that’s because I think of 50 as old but I don’t think of myself as old. 50 years is … Continue reading

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Our Gracie

Today we lost our beloved cat, Gracie. She was always a fiercely independent cat, and you all know how she came and went as she pleased.  She would sometimes go on walkabout, and stay away from home for 24+ hours … Continue reading

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Just passing through

My parents have both moved to San Luis Obispo.  They’re now within 3 miles of home.  I’m hard pressed to come up with a reason to stop in Los Angeles anymore.

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A SLO week

We had a really fun week. We visited two restaurants in town that we’d never (in 10 years) eaten at, and we went down to Vandenberg to watch a SpaceX launch. The first restaurant is Koberl at Blue.  It’s one … Continue reading

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The lunar eclipse

Ellyn and I got up early the other week to see the lunar eclipse.  For us it was about 5AM – though Ellyn had had trouble sleeping and got up a couple of times before that.  We went outside for … Continue reading

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Hawaii again!

We had a great time in Hawaii the other week.  We’ve been back there a few times, but this was the first time we returned to the big island.  We first visited not all that long after we started going … Continue reading

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Practice trip

We went to Hawaii last week with a couple we know from college.  It was awesome.  One of the things we planned on doing was a helicopter ride.  It didn’t happen because of weather. It had us worried because Ellyn … Continue reading

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