First Day of Daylight Saving Time

by carbonboy on March 12, 2017

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First Day of the Year running the air conditioner! I love LA!


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 […]


Hiking the Angeles National Forest

by carbonboy on November 6, 2016

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I found myself cruising down historic Euclid Avenue in search of a German auto repair shop with good reviews so that I can avoid the dealership next time my aging BMW needs service. I found it early on, but was compelled to keep driving north through Upland, as the closer one gets to the mountains, […]


Cloudy Season in Los Angeles

by carbonboy on October 30, 2016

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I could be wrong, but in my view there are two seasons in LA – sunny and cloudy (summer coastal clouds don’t count as they are just high elevation fog). We entered the cloudy season last weekend with thunder and lightning – nothing like the Midwest, but a real rarity here. Real rain in LA […]