Trust and Nearly Blog Birthday

Happy Sunday to you all. In eight days this blog will turn 20 years old! Twenty! Yikes. Nearly old enough to drink in the US.


I will have to think up some way to celebrate that does not include a 2003 style rain of DHTML confetti…

NaBloPoMo 2022 : Sharp Dressed Man

Tues 11.29.22 – I have completely fallen down on my face in terms of posting daily to my blog this November, but… Le Sigh. I have no excuses except I am rusty at blogging and LIFE. I like posting several times a week, it…

Make Way! Incoming Goldfinch Flight!

Sat. 12.21.19 – Photo of two American Goldfinches at a water faucet taken at Irvine Regional Park by Ms. Jen with her Nikon D850 and a Nikon 70-200mm f/4 lens.

November 5th : National Random Talking Dude Day

Tues. 11.05.19 – Today I had places to be, errands to run, check lists to check off, and friends to visit in LA… Of which, then I had a rash of random men stop me at each errand to talk about something.

The first two men were EV Prius Prime curious and wanted to know if the car was really worth the extra $3k beyond the standard Toyota Prius.

Me: Yes, it really is. Truly. It is amazing. Yes, it is plugged in at this free Volta EV Charger here at this shopping center. Yes, I have gotten up to 124 mpg on a tank of 10 gallons of gas. Yes, in that instance, I drove for three weeks around SoCal without stopping for gas. Yes, the average is around 80mpg when I can’t charge as much. No, I don’t have access to a charger at home.

etc etc etc.

November 1st : The Turn of the Year

11.01.19 – It is that time of the year again, November has arrived. And thus starts my favorite time of the year: Autumn and Winter. Happy Diwali! Happy Halloween! Happy Dia de Muertos! Happy All Souls/All Saints Day! Happy start of NaBloPoMo! Yes, I…