2022 California Vacation Part 3

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Day Ten: Carmel After another couple of days with long walks, we decided to just stay in Carmel the next day. We went back to Carmel Belle for breakfast. This time, Holly got the avocado toast, and I got the … Continued

Planning a Vacation

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Making Plans Holly and I planned our first vacation in 3 years! Yes, we took a trip to Solvang, CA this past October. We had a great time, and it was a welcomed break from work. But it was mainly … Continued

February 2022 Update

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February was another fairly quiet winter/pandemic month. The big news was my buying a new camera: a Nikon Z fc. I wrote a post about getting it and a post about my first lengthy outing with it. The weather started … Continued

E.M. Cioran on Aging

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Last year around my birthday, I re-read E.M. Cioran’s The Trouble with Being Born. In my February 2021 Update post, I mentioned that I had I noted that many of his aphorisms were over-the-top bleak. Some of them are so … Continued

January 2022 Update

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Between it being winter and the spreading of the Omicron variant, January was a quiet month. Early in the month, our wonderfully relaxing winter break came to an end. Unlike most Januarys when there are a couple of quiet weeks … Continued

December 2021 Update

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The tentative optimism that developed from the time Holly and I had gotten vaccinated late in the spring withered when we hit December thanks to the emergence of the Omicron variant. Luckily, we had gotten our booster shots in November … Continued

November 2021 Update

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The highlight of November was Holly and I getting our booster shots in the middle of the month. Getting our additional shot gave us a new level of comfort for going out into the world, although that enthusiasm has been … Continued