noasi on a smaller scale

drifting

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AWAKE

😶

drifting

🦟

AWAKE

😶

drifting

🦟

AWAKE

😶

😒

Ever known you were standing on a historic inflection point?

a $10 kiddie swimming pool at the store

Him: “I heard a bunch of cursing, that means you figured something out. Give me the good news!”

Me: “Apparently I am succeeding in my intention not to curse when frustrated.”

butt end of a baby pear

Mission Peak AnT reset hike today. 30 minutes as hard as one can go uphill. I both love and hate these sessions.

Golden hillside of yellow grass with a few trees and a wispy cloud sky

“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better.” - Theodore Roosevelt

Oh, how I have missed this…

seven players on an ultimate field, first steps after the pull

I suspect this training doesn’t become easier with time.

closeup of a California highway marker

Terrible views on today’s hike to the Black Mountain summit, just terrible. Don’t visit.

Terrible views on tonight’s hike, just terrible.

San Francisco South Bay as seen from the Stevens Creek Reservoir Coyote Trail

Today’s #devtrustme

brew install tig

“Just think, if you win, you’ll never have to write another line of react code.”

“So, buy $1000 worth of tickets?”

A winning Mega Millions lottery ticket

because sometimes one needs scritches in the sun…

Luna, a black and white dog, enjoying head scratches from me

When the chef suggests, “Now would be the time to go buy yourself a pint of vanilla ice cream,” you know you are about to experience Death by Serrano Pepper. #deathetables

bowl of spicy tofu curry and vegetables, and a pint of swiss almond chocolate ice cream

Why am I all nervous about this baseline lactate threshold test? Argh! There is no judgement here, no winning, no losing, no comparison, why, nerves, why?

elevation marker of mount montara

A GPS map of “go to the park and throw a frisbee” will never cease to amuse me.

a map with a giant squggle in the middle of it

This has never been a problem.

Following through on said ideas, on the other hand…

screenshot asking "are you running out of ideas?"

From 356 tabs to 24 tabs on my phone? We call this Victoire!

Please don’t ask about my desktop browser tab counts.

screenshot of 24 tabs on ios

I’ve graduated from ketchup on fries to Humble House Ancho and Morita on avocado. This makes me either an adult or a Californian, or both. 🥑🌶

avocado with hot sauce on it

Reading about the Rusko Orthostatic Test www.uphillathlete.com/rusko-ort… and remembering my years playing ultimate, I am amused at how fit I used to be, and how dramatically unfit I am these days.

upclose of a golden yellow flower

I truly do not understand people who respond to questions on the internet with “I have no idea.” I want to tell them, “If you don’t know, don’t post.” Not having an opinion or answer is just fine.

Yes!

Hell yes!

Yes yes yes!

How about you?

view looking up into a palm tree and clear evening sky

Current status, tired doggie.

black dog splayed on grass, sleeping

TIL the hard way that soap and water will not wash hot pepper oils off one’s hands. #oops

sunset seen through street trees silhouettes

Twelve more days of Lent. I cannot wait until Sugargeddon on the 4th.

yellow flowers up close

I would argue that when someone sends you “get well quickly” flowers, the appropriate response is not, “What the f— is this?”

But here we are.

bunch of yellow roses in a circle arrnagement