Monthly Archives: March 2018

Fish Water

A BDJ original. Prints are available in a limited edition…

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Davis Dam

I brought up my NeXht app this morning to find my fruit eating spot and found Davis Dam right around the corner from Laughlin. I jotted down the coordinates, fed them to the GPS and was there in a flash. It’s a sweet little dam, notable in that it was built with local bonds as a means of powering Laughlin and the Mohave Valley, and they had the thing paid off by 2000 from the electricity revenue. Power must be cheap there!

Click the photo below (the one with the great gig line) to see some shots:

Here’s the NeXht Permalink.

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Laughlin Dusk

I went wandering around Laughlin this evening and took a bunch of random shots. If you would like to see them, click the photo below. btw: I have no idea what those things are hanging out of the name and yes, that’s the moon.

Update: Upon a closer look, they’re chips. Still not sure what the top thing is…

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Hanging In Bullhead

I had to kill a little time yesterday before checking in to my room so I ate my fruit down on the Colorado River and scanned the area from the buttes.

Landed in a great little room and had some spicy New Orleans shrimp at Bubba Gumps. The internet was down so I couldn’t post this until today, but I’m back.

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Free White and 71

Well, I’ve certainly got the free part down. You’ve got to love a country that allows you to hop in your little freedom ride with a bed in the back and hit the road to anywhere you want to go. And man, am I white! When you walk around other people that look like they live in the desert, (I guess because they do), you sure feel a touch out of place. As to the 71, I figured I better hurry up and do this post now, just saying…

I ate a great chili dog tonight at a Wienerschnitzel (remember those). It was a Chicago style, beef dog, with chili and onions, and jalapeƱos. After that I stopped at a Safeway (remember those) for tomorrows fruit, and cheese cake with coffee ice cream for tonights desert.

I also started on my tan so when I hit the Pioneer pool tomorrow I won’t blind anyone.

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Powder Powered

As I was preping supplies for this upcoming trip, Steph asked me what my favorite powder was. Since I consume a lot of powder daily, I asked if she was referring to one of my spice powders: Cayenne, Turmeric, Garlic, Ginger and Pepper, or one of my exotic powders: Hawthorne Berry, Ashwagandha Root, Gotu Kola, Soy Lecithin or Amla?

She said she was talking about my protein powders, Vanilla or Strawberry. Oh, Vanilla.

Anyway, more power to get here:

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Oasis

NeXht destination: Mohave Valley, AZ.

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(Click ↑ to go there :-)

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Piper On Bags

I was getting ready tonight for my upcoming Spring Break jaunt and I threw some old travel bags into the corner of my closet. It’s amazing what cats find comfortable, and as I write this, she’s still there.

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Surprise Lake

NeXht destination: Surprise Lake, Mount Aniakchak, Alaska

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It’s a lake inside an active volcano. (Click ↑ ↓ to go there :-)

And of course, it’s a painting:

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Undebilitating

It’s funny how one can have a debilitating disease and yet be in the best shape of their lives. I think my body literally slaps modern medical crap up side it’s collective bullshit head. I have Parkinson’s. It runs strong in my family on my dad’s side and my brother is suffering from it full on.

A few years back I felt it coming on in weird ways but my diet and exercise program has pushed it back to only one symptom, I can feel it rushing through my body. It’s like a freight train pounding through my blood vessels and in the quiet of night as I lie in bed, it’s really loud.

I’ve come to embrace it as a form of energy, as opposed to a disease. It no longer worries me, it just pushes me forward now…

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