Fall Color Throwback Thursday

Fall Colors on Pepper Tree I lucked out – I purchased my house in the Spring, and had no idea what wonderful fall colors it was surrounded by. Its as if the house and yard knew I am a sucker for fall colors . . . Chinese Pistachio covering my driveway Gingko tree in our front yard Its ironic that the best SF Bay…

Offa Rex

This is an amazing and “hauntingly beautifully” album. We had a fantastic bike ride today – 35 miles, which is just enough for me to be considered “serious”. All along the ride I was hearing this album – with several songs taking their place in my mind as I looked at stunning fall colors of yellow, gold, red, orange, crimson, rust and anything else…

The Pumpkin Tree

The Chinese Pistachio tree is looking like a neon pumpkin these days, but the leaves seem to be falling quicker than last year. All the colors of fall in one tree . . . Orange on the sunny side, yellow on the shady side I never get tired of this – like the ionosphere, its one of the magical things in nature.

DXCC and Ham Radio “Epoch”

Autumn colors are fleeting . . . as is life . . .  It was fun presenting at Pacificon in the Antenna Seminar, and for the first time in more than 10 years of presenting there, I arrived early and stayed for the entire seminar. Its always interesting to see how we all just keep aging – at Pacificon and at Visalia. The presenters…

Welcome October!

Market Street, San Francisco There’s been a nice “snappiness” in the air, and the Jet Stream has been right over the SF Bay Area. The fall colors have begun, but way behind last years schedule. I am sure its because of the rain we had this year – and that before – with the really bad drought that we had, the trees were stressed…