It was time to head back up north, but decided to take the long way home. Here's one of many nice beaches north of Malibu. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=fekZKOlgIsc Drove into Santa Barbara to one of my favorite streets, State Street, for a little lunch, shopping and me snapping photos. The photo above is for my Soundcloud buddy [...]
I am not much of a museum guy, but I think growing older is changing that perspective a little bit. We went to the Getty Villa in Malibu, Ca today and I really enjoyed it. It houses most of Getty's antiquity collection and I found it all very fascinating. Here are some photos of the [...]
"If you have a warm heart and you care for others you'll be happy and the community in which you live will be happier too." Dalai Lama (He posted this yesterday and I just read it before writing this blog - which I find odd given the lesson I learned today.) Sometimes, but not nearly [...]
Here are some photos and short videos of our walk in Santa Monica , California this morning - visiting family, going for walks, and resting up a bit. This morning we walked down to the Santa Monica Pier, the end or the beginning-depends on your perspective I guess- of the famous Route 66. (Last month [...]
My fellow dieters and I decided not to get on the scales until our 30th day, so I don't know if or how much weight I have lost. From the feeling of the pants around my waist, I would say - not much. I would be very happy with just losing 6 pounds in the [...]
Some random thoughts and actions seem to have some lessons for me, but I haven't put it all together in my mind yet. Maybe you can help. Context: For a few months I have been thinking about what I want to do when I retire from my current job. They call it an encore career. [...]
I think my diet is starting to have an effect on my brain, but hey who cares.....
This dieting thing has got me thinking about a lot of different things...which usually trickles back to my own behaviors, thoughts, and attitudes. At the same time that I am dieting, I am plowing through a book by Richard Rohr, a Catholic priest, titled, "Falling Upward." This is my 3rd attempt at reading it. In [...]