A year ago, Mocha was a tiny little thing. As time went on, he decided the little closet niche next to my office chair was a nice hangout. But then he outgrew it. Except that, today, months later, he demonstrated that he hadn’t: Maybe it’s because Syd had earlier sent me a video of animal escape artists and he wanted to prove something? Who knows? Dogs can be wonderfully weird.

I’m not sure what left this trail, but I get a kick out of the little loop-de-loop lower left. Maybe the whatever-little-critter version of turning around as you head out the front door because you forgot the car key, only to realize it’s in your hand.

Ever since The Matrix was released in 1999, more and more attention has been given to the thought that maybe we live in a simulation. Search for simulation hypothesis and you’ll potentially be busy for a while. Then there’s the idea of the reincarnation trap, the idea that we are fooled into reincarnating by the Archons so they can harvest fear energy, and we remain trapped in devastations and wars of this simulation again and again. Essentially, the advice of going toward the light is…Continue Reading “The dream and the moth”

This from yesterday. As last time, almost off the trail. Definitely alive, but very sluggish — I gently nudged it with a stick. Syd yelled at his dogs to keep them away from it. Happily, none really noticed snake nor yelling. And regardless, managed not to step on it. Here’s the last one (30 September) — different coloration: And this from November 2016 — Falsa Crucera de Hocico Respingado – Lystrophis (the tail is a giveaway):‘ And this from last November — Falsa Coral – Oxyrhopus…Continue Reading “Another snake”

Though a week ago Saturday was the first public blueberry harvest, we didn’t get notice in time. I went yesterday. The number of bushes is down radically from a year ago, but fruit is abundant and I managed to pick 2.5 kilos fairly efficiently. The price has gone from (pesos) $180 to $250 per kilo, or +39%.  One dollar buys about 14% more pesos than a year ago, so in dollar terms the price has increased 22%, double the rate of inflation (that I assume)….Continue Reading “Blueberries!”