Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson HBO series True Detective

Binge Watching

Maybe, as a child I spent too much time running around barefoot on the sun-scorched, red clay roads of the Deep South, or heard one too many superstitions, sermons, or tall tales. Maybe it was the sounds of the frogs and the saccades, or the wind rustling softly through the low-hanging moss in the ancient […]

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Steps and Miles Per Week

Walking Desk Step Counts

So, I’ve had the walking desk for one full week. I know I’ve been walking more, a lot more. But today I wanted to figure out exactly how the desk is impacting my being more active. Out of the Ordinary The first thing I noticed that really is out of keeping for me: yesterday, when […]

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Golden Gate Bridge 75th Birthday Fireworks (portrait view)

The Joy of Random Conversations

I confess to really enjoying having random conversations with people I don’t know. Chance encounters with people almost always interest me. Generally, these are direct conversation I specifically have with a person I don’t know. But, sometimes, because of circumstances, these random conversations are conversations between other people that I overhear–not because I’m intentionally eaves […]

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NextDesk Terra

A First for Me!

My walking/standing desk finally arrived and is basically set up, and this is the first post I’ve ever written standing up and walking. In fact, today I’ve walked around 8,000 steps working at the desk. I have to say, so far, I really like it! I was a little apprehensive about getting one: how successfully […]

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Un-retouched iPhone Shot of Sausalito Sunrise

Explosive Sunrise

Yesterday’s sunrise over the bay was without any doubt the most gorgeous sunrise I’ve ever seen. The vortex causing all of the freezing cold weather in the rest of the nation is causing us to get no rain and have a tremendous amount of air pollution. I suspect that air pollution helped create the astonishing […]

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Bodega Head South HDR

Totally Awesome!

Someone has finally provided an interactive map of the most photographed places in the world, and, naturally, it would be Google! It’s like a map with a heat overlay. The hottest areas are the places with the most uploaded photos in Google’s Panoramio service. You can filter by region or the type of location you […]

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