Pinole Pride 2024 - I went to a small town Pride / Juneteenth event this past weekend šŸ³ļøā€šŸŒˆ.

Pride rainbow flag hanging on a light pole. Trees in the background.

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šŸ“« I’m really good at keeping my personal email inbox(es) under control, but have a really difficult time handling my work email(s).

For the love of all higher powers and the universe, STOP CLICKING ON REPLY ALL.

šŸ«Ø Trying to unwind after a long day, and all of a sudden, the house shook a bit.

M 2.4 earthquake epicenter a couple kms away from our location.

I used to LOVE collecting stickers. Every time I traveled or visited some place, if they had stickers, I would get at least one. Over the years, I started facing a dilemma that I never truly faced when I was collecting other things like magnets or keychains: where do I put them? Continue reading ā†’

Yesterday: Bought 5 new pins to add to my collection in honor of Pride month šŸ³ļøā€šŸŒˆ

Five Pride related enamel pins

Weekends are an interesting concept for me. By the time Sunday night rolls around, Iā€™m already counting down to Friday afternoon, which marks the start of of my weekend. I spend the whole week wishing for the weekend, but why exactly? Continue reading ā†’

I’ve been drawn to various combinations of blues and orange hues recently.

But my all-time favorite color is still, and always will be, purple (just in case you were wondering).

A blue and orange restaurant building that says Marty's Grill

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Our (over the range) microwave took its last spin this week. No one told me I needed to pause/stop it before opening the door. In hindsight, that probably would’ve been a smart thing to do. Alas, this is one of the things I am not smart about.

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Red and green contrasts šŸŒ¹

a photo of what appears to be a red type of rose with greenery in the background

šŸ“· Stumbled upon a tree with this fruit on my walk today.

Does anyone know what it is? It looks similar to a lychee, but I don’t think this is what it is (but I could be totally wrong).

Update: it is an Arbutus unedo or “Strawberry Tree”

some sort of rounded fruit on a tree