In 2012-23, I seriously (re-)committed myself to helping animals…
Lake Los Angeles
Little known fact: tumbleweeds* are covered in these vicious little thorny things, which fall off and get stuck in shoes and feet, to painful effect. *Update: A friend clarified that while tumbleweeds do have thorny growths, they aren’t the source of goat heads. That source is a ground-creeping plant called (among other nicknames) “Goat head”. […]
There is a bird in my front yard that chirps crazy-loud all night. He changes his call every 5-10 seconds, and never seems to repeat himself. (I know he must, but to say the least, he has a VERY extensive repertoire.) Here is 4 minutes I recorded from my driveway at around midnight. This goes […]
I think this photo speaks for itself, but in case it doesn’t… BIGFOOT IS HIDING IN AN ANTHILL IN MY NEIGHBORHOOD! Or maybe it’s BIGFOOT CAPTURED BY ANTS IN THE CALIFORNIA DESERT! I don’t know exactly what it is, but it’s clearly something. Theories are invited.