Fact: Africa and South America look like a Tyrannosaurus Rex

Back from vacation. Will post album of photos later on. It was great fun, if a bit exhausting.

Heading out on vacation in the morning. Will be out of contact for two weeks or so.

Route planned is viewable at caltopo.com/m/GGVFM

Downloaded my commutes into a spreadsheet. Just because.

Most of these stats don't surprise me much.

Miles Day: 12.61
Miles Year: 3,278

Elev Gain Day: 764ft
Elev Gain Year: 198,558ft

Average Speed: 14.06 mph
Moving Time: 00:53:55

Finished my of the Hood Canal yesterday. Awesome ride, if a bit hot. 41C yesterday when I got home.

Vacation finally begins. Spending a week on the bicycle camping out. Leaving Wednesday morning.

FIrst two days will be in State Parks. Then across the floating hood canal bridge and into the national forest.

A ver, señor, que me deje pasar la tarde en mi zanja tranquilamente.

I've decided the apple watch just is not a good accessory for CNA's. Mine looks pretty awful after a year of being exposed (repeatedly) to harsh cleaners and poop.

Going to try replacing it (at least for work) with a cheap casio gshock. I just need the current time, some alarms, and a countdown timer for measuring pulse/respiration.

Every once in a while Oliver covers something I've experienced. Just about everything described here is true.

One thing that isn't covered (and I wish it was) is how the virus has affected staffing in nursing homes. There are very few permanent nurses and aides these days.

youtube.com/watch?v=2xlol-SNQR

Finally filed my taxes. What a pain.

Next year should be easier. I don't plan on trading or selling any cryptocurrency.

Brandmeister and TGIF just sucked in my new call/radioid. Just about all traces of my old callsign are now gone.

I have a three-day weekend coming up in a week. Big plan is to throw up a 20m speaker-wire dipole in the tree next to the house and see what the RFI is like.

That and go for a long bike ride.

Yay, new callsign issued! One I can pronounce! W7OSX.

Radioid.net has been updated. Will probably take a few days for the big DMR networks to suck in the changes.

I think my front tire on the Mercier Kilo WT is kaput. Tire blew out again. Had to walk the bike into work about a mile, and after 10 hours of work, walk 7 miles back home.

Since all I had was to wear was cycling kit and work clothes, I walked home in scrubs and crocs. Not much fun.

People always look at me wierd when I wear scrubs in public. Had a co-worker attacked (sprayed with lysol) at a gas station for wearing scrubs in public.

Been slowly trying to figure out a workable permanent HF antenna system. I think on my next 3 day-weekend, I'll attempt a poor-man's temporary 20m speaker-wire dipole, haul it up a tree, and run it into a SDR in my laptop. Don't want to invest a bunch of money into a antenna system that'll suck.

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