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Summer’s end. Also, mountain lions.

Yesterday, my neighbor told me there’s a rampaging mountain lion in our area. Well, not rampaging exactly, just causing some trouble for a few of the neighbors, but he likes us to be cautious. Mountain lions aren’t really a danger to people, especially when there are so many deer around. Because they do occasionally take […]

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Sea Lions in Rivers?

Over the weekend, I took my kids down to the waterfront at Old Town Sacramento. And it wasn’t to watch the boats or for a river cruise or anything, it was to see the sea lions. Wait, what? Sea lions in Sacramento? Yeah, it’s kind of weird. Sacramento is like 100 miles inland, and if […]

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Dry is the new normal

I learned two things this weekend: One: Mountain biking is mostly just about saying to yourself, “I can’t believe I didn’t wipe out just then.” Two: You can’t trust the trail reviews on mountain biking sites. Because no serious mountain biker would ever use words like “challenging,” “narrow,” “dangerous in places,” or “sheer drop-off” when […]

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