Fresh Cut Flowers – September 7, 2015

Top Speed: 63 miles per hour, Silverado Trail, between Napa and St. Helena. It was brief but glorious, then I got stuck behind a white Prius with an Apple sticker in the back window going 45 miles per hour.

Lustful Object du Jour: Aston Martin, Silverado Trail, going the other way

Fail: The A/C in my Civic and 100+ degree temps for at least the next week

Spotify Today: Repeaters; “Low Shoulders” by Toro y Moi, “Shuck” by Purity Ring, and, very appropriately, “Prayer for Rain – The Antandra Remix” by The Polish Ambassador

Activity: Hiked 16.55 miles

Most Hedonistic Moment: The luke warm beer at mile 13 of my hike

Photos: 48

Selfies: 1

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LOL: Not yet, but I smiled inwardly quite a lot

Video Today: Casey Neistat Vlog 166

Quote or Quip: “Nature is stronger than man”

Making the World a Better Place: Pack it in, pack it out. Why is there TP on the side of a trail? Cat holes, people, cat holes; four inches. Got trowel?

Kudos: Moore Creek Park, both the Moore Creek Unit and the Hennessey Unit – Great hiking trails. And, cheers to Justin Bueno for the benches, man!


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Tale: I spend as much time as possible outdoors doing interesting things. I love to hike and if I have little else to do in a day, hiking is what I will generally do to occupy my time. I love nature, I love physical challenge and exertion and hiking provides with satisfaction for both.

As I hike, I usually take pictures; animals, wildflowers, water features, views, whatever I eat and drink, of course, and things that look structurally or architecturally interesting like old buildings, rock outcroppings and fallen trees. I am fascinated, visually, by fallen trees. Some take on the form of something else, some have become bleached white and stand out against their backgrounds. (Continue Reading)

S&M (Social & Media): Instagram (jardindfleur), Twitter (@JardinDFleur), Snapchat (jardindfleur), Facebook Page (Jardin D Fleur), Beme (jardindfleur)

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