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About dmill96

old fat (but now getting trim and fit) guy, who used to create software in Silicon Valley (almost before it was called that), who used to go backpacking and bicycling and cross-country skiing and now geodashes, drives AWD in Wyoming, takes pictures, and writes long blog posts and does xizquvjyk.

Amazing, bread is the new fad

It’s amazing to see that people staying home has created a fad for baking bread. Who could have imagined that yeast would be in short supply, perhaps one reason searches for information on creating sourdough starter is sky high. And … Continue reading

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Animales en el menú

Originally posted on Yo traduzco comida:
Just in case you ever dine at some restaurant in a Spanish speaking country where some more unusual animals might appear on the menu I thought I’d give you a list. I like making…

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Pictures just make some of us feel alone

There was a time before pictures were digital. I should know. Before there were ANY digital cameras I was lucky enough to have a job that allowed me to have access to a system costing over 100K$ (about 1M$ in … Continue reading

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This is how I feel now – COLD!

I haven’t posted any photos for a while and meanwhile am sitting around in my workout clothes literally shivering. So it made me think of this: We encountered this spot while geodashing in midwinter over in Iowa. Actually just two … Continue reading

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A year with Duolingo learning Spanish

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Some chance photos

Sometimes, while geodashing we stumble on something unexpected like these photos: and No, not a explosion or war, just a tornado. We live close to the center of tornado alley and so get used to hearing about some tornado nearby … Continue reading

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More food in China

Since I did some of the cliche food pictures in previous post I’ll continue with a few more from that same trip. One of the surprising things, to me, was the attention paid for presentation in the nicer restaurants in … Continue reading

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Something entirely different

I know that some social media sites are clogged with pictures of food, usually mundane “what I had for lunch today” shots, so this will be my contribution to that “art form”. But relax I only have a few of … Continue reading

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Why are people more friendly in campgrounds?

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I meant to write this post a few weeks ago while on my camping trip, but better late than never. I’ve noticed when traveling to western U.S. vacation spots but also while camping or hiking trails…

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Spring snow in the mountains

Continuing with some pretty outdoor scenes here is an unexpected scene. This is a shot of the turnaround loop in the North Tongue campground in the Bighorn Mountains in early summer. Over night it got cold enough to produce a … Continue reading

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