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Christmas Tree Trimming

Sandi and I got the tree up this afternoon.  We skipped a few years recently and it was a lot of fun unwrapping ornaments we haven't seen in a while.  Here are some pics, all from the iPhone:

3rd and final hay cutting

Prep for 5K tomorrow

  Had some weather during my carb loading...  Clouds are real, lightning and temp overlay via InstaWeather app.

Ricky & Diane

Early Morning Run!

Got up early and drove 30 minutes north to Blanchard Park for the Orlando Runners Club 5K. This was a spur of the moment idea when I ran across a blurb for the run online.  I haven't done a full 5K for several years but felt I was in shape enough to do it in 2min/1min...

Great dinner

Scallops on a bed of rice and romaine.  This is part of the reason why I have dropped form a high weight of 282 in December of 2007 to 229 this week,  My goal is to get to about 190 lbs.

Rest In Peace Bauer

Today after more than 13 years we had to say goodbye to the 3rd of the original 3blackdogs.  Skansen's JA Bauer was a big, lovable brute that never seemed to grow up.  He was always the low man on the totem pole but took it all in stride.  A bit goofy, he often...

English can be weird…

My Adoring Fans

Main Street

He's such a sweet boy! #poodle #dog

Christmas Carols For Psychiatric Patients

SCHIZOPHRENIA: Do you Hear What I Hear? DEMENTIA: I Think I'll Be Home for Christmas. NARCISSISM: Hark the Herald Angels Sing About Me. PARANOIA: Santa Claus is Coming to Get Me. PASSIVE-AGGRESSIVE PERSONALITY: On the First Day of Christmas My True Love Gave to Me...

Sunset in neighborhood

Just a quick snap taken during my walk/jog around the neighborhood on my birthday.  No exposure information saved since it was taken within the Runkeeper app on my iPhone 6 Plus.  Editing with Snapseed app to underexpose the lower section and with Touch/Retouch app to...

Burning trash in 55 gal. drum

We keep a old metal drum in the shed area to burn cardboard and other large paper trash items.  It gets fired up about every two weeks and saves s space in the single trash container that we put out for collection. It always makes me feel like a sterno bum when I fire...

The Orlando Eye

The Wheel at Icon Park opened on May 4, 2015 and I finally went to check it out! My flight time was scheduled for 4:45 (tickets online in advance), but I received an email about an hour ahead saying it was 'not in operation' and that I could make use of my...

Sizzle #bacon

First Cold Spell

From our weather station cam this morning:

Aardvark Topsites & PHP v7.2 Fix

Aardvark Topsites is a php script that was originally developed about 15 years ago, designed to present websites as a dynamic ordered list. A topsites list ranks a group of related sites by popularity. Webmasters join the topsites list and are given a button to put on...

Just fruit.

Cigar & Espresso

Sitting outside Doghouse Espresso having a Romeo y Julieta and a 4-shot Grind.

More Sandhill Cranes

Took a walk around the neighborhood and found these two near the recharge basin.  


Spring / Sprang / Sprung - Whatever

Just me. Hi everyone!

Rancher in Delta, CO

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All (Home), Food and Drink, Work

Started a restaurant

It is now mid-may and we're still unpacking at home!  We have started a business as owners of the Flag Creek Cafe, located at the Meeker Golf Course. The startup is taking an inordinate amount of our time and energy, but after two weeks we are beginning to get our...

All (Home), Weather

Just an update

Spent a bit of time updating the pics pages and moving the site as a sub-web of my weatherweather.net site.  I've always been interested in weather phenomenon and after leaving Bakersfield it dawned on me that I'm finally living in an area that actually HAS...

All (Home), Horses, Travel

We have arrived in Colorado!

Well, we completed our move from Bakersfield to Meeker on November 1, 2001.  Everyone arrived safely and the people, dogs and horses are all fine.  We live about 3 miles outside of town on County Road 4, on the mesa overlooking Meeker and the White River...