December 2016

Last Night in Piney Point

by carbonboy on December 28, 2016

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Mission of this trip: move the shop tools, equipment and exotic materials to California in a shipping Pod, secure the house for the winter, and transport my little Ford Focus to the West Coast. No holiday cheer for me. Loading the Pod went faster than planned (I had some help). The house is clean and […]


Room with a View (obscured by suburban sprawl)

by carbonboy on December 24, 2016

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  This is the view from my home gym on a rare clean air day after two days of rain. I should have gone for a mountain hike today, but alas, I had to prepare for a trip home. Tomorrow – Washington DC via Salt Lake City on an unpacked 1st Class Flight. Christmas Day […]


Fueling Up

by carbonboy on December 19, 2016

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Task today – move and distribute 10 – 50 lbs. bags of mulch to my backyard garden. Fueling up was at Habit Burger – Ahi Tuna sandwich with sweet potato fries and green beans (way too much on a regular visit). Mission Accomplished. California has the greatest fast food joints on the planet! Habit Burger is […]


Near Death and Renewal

by carbonboy on December 5, 2016

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Being part of an integral team designing a new carbon fiber airplane with a glass cockpit sucks the life out of me Monday through Friday. Discovering hidden gems in the City of Angeles Saturday and Sunday is my only CPR! That’s my mission to survive!


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I love this neighborhood – I could live here – this is the best of LA for the masses. Except it is unaffordable, and parking sucks. This farmer’s market used to be a cattle ranch, then an oil field – and since 1934 a farmer’s market. Really, I love this part of LA, in spite […]