If you’re reading this, then the Spambot war I’ve been engaged in is over. Phew. My site was down most of last week. It popped back up for a few minutes here and there only to be swallowed again by these guys    Note: This is not an actual spambot for they don’t show there faces. They like to lurk behind Burberry ads and gibberish disguised as flattery.     They were ruthless. They got thru Askimet and dumped so… Read more »

Meet my new guru!   We met last weekend at Crabtree Falls in George Washington National Forest.   Just in time, because tomorrow marks the summer solstice here in the Northern hemisphere. For me, June has always meant it’s time to slow down a bit. Maybe because the majority of my years have been defined by school and summer break. I realized today, that there’s only been a handful of summers that were not sandwiched between school years (either for… Read more »