Monday, January 30, 2017

Prepping the Next Generation

A bit out of mainstream topics. My youngest has taken it upon herself to learn "cocktails." This greeted us yesterday:
A Lime sherbet, tequila, triple sec drink for two. It was very good. Think out of the box. Who gets the nod? The kid who golfs and pours an awesome drink or the equally technical competent candidate? Is it "fair?" That's the issue.

A Mere 50 Miles from Los Angeles

don't tell anyone. ;)

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Just how long was the California drought?

Five years? Six years? Here is the latest "drought" map:
Here is the first instance of a D4 condition at the start of the dry spell:
Five years? Six years? No, August 13, 2013. A mere 3 1/2 years ago. Ask yourself why you were thinking 5-6 years.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Suggestions for replacing HCN

It won't be easy. It certainly won't be in one place. Sorry. So. What are the suggestions?
\Valley of Fire, NV. 2016.

Exurban Nation will be restarting regular posting

Since I have rejected the ad model for reasons of visitor privacy and equitable compensation I run the blog on the kindness of others. It never took much but i had to justify the effort beyond mere hobby. Besides, there were better places to have RE/Econ discussions. No longer. Hoocoodanode is closing. Others require deep registration. I intend to continue my three principles. • Light hand on comments • Never betray a confidence • Snark Not everyone's cup of tea. Tens of thousands of comments and I think I deleted 2-4. 1.4 million visits and 1-2 posters banned. There may be a few teething pains. Let me know.

Saturday, January 21, 2017

HCN 2.0 Humor Civility Neutrality

What say we give it a try?
There are no limits for someone who can herd cats.