Sunday Hike

By: WatchinTheSky, 3:50 AM GMT on July 27, 2015

Time for a walk in the foothills! Destination Dixon Lake, our local drinking water reservior just a couple miles from home. It's 4:00, hope it is not too hot, am hoping for shade :-)

Looking west - avocado groves abound, coastal fog coming in - coolness promised, but later.


Looking east - our water supply! At the far end, the rock/earthen dam holding in the water. It's not a big reservoir, around 3000 acre feet. Fun fact - that would put ...

Updated: 4:53 PM GMT on July 27, 2015

Monsoon! Thanks Dolores Part II

By: WatchinTheSky, 7:17 PM GMT on June 02, 2015

Not much of new blog, ahem, no excuses ;-)



Yeti and I hope everyone is having a good weekend - and those of us stateside (or with connections) a Happy 4th of July!!



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Updated: 6:53 PM GMT on July 20, 2015

3rd Consecutive Fridays in a row ;-)

By: WatchinTheSky, 9:10 PM GMT on May 01, 2015

In case anyone remembers back when I said I had a scheme for a new blog - well, here we go!

But first ;-)
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So, the winning category was People and the modifier for the topic was Cost.. This could go several ways, here is my path.

The current world population is approx 7.2 billion human bodies. The count is rising, generally, t...

Updated: 6:08 PM GMT on May 22, 2015

April Showers!

By: WatchinTheSky, 9:47 PM GMT on April 09, 2015

April 24, We are actually getting light April Showers! About 1/8th of an inch (.125"). Who would have thought :-) Off and on cloudy weather may last through Saturday with slight chance of further showers, what a treat!

Probably won't start new blog until next week, too busy ;-)

One of our regular visitors reminding us how to react to nice weather -


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I am sure there is a hummer around here somewher...

Updated: 5:51 PM GMT on April 24, 2015

Oh April, Such a foolish Month ;-)

By: WatchinTheSky, 10:54 PM GMT on February 17, 2015

But first - Hummer Cam
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The last month and a half have been much more like Spring than Winter - Well except for the strong Santa Ana's (big dry east winds or RRR). Sunny skies, warm temps - the plants in the backyard are putting out blooms, some colorful, some not so much.

A little substitute sun/warmth for those back east struggling a bit :-) Spring is coming for everyone - I hope!...

Updated: 5:00 PM GMT on April 02, 2015

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