Last Wednesday had nice weather, so I walked the train tracks all the way from the Clover Stornetta plant on Lakeville, to the Lagunitas taproom. Actually I had to pass the latter to find an exit off the tracks to an unfenced parking lot, and walk back on McDowell to the brewery. Had a Lagunitas Cappucino Stout and an Anchor Porter. They were enjoyable, but I'm finding I usually prefer my homebrews. Not only are mine cheaper and less alcoholic, the farts they generate are far less noxious.

I re-read Robert Pirsig's Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, and read the sequel Lila. No epiphany, but I seem to be assimilating it.

Sunday I was at Lassen on a ranger-led snowshoe walk across ten-plus feet of snow. The day was glorious.

No progress on my projects, but am revising my HPV designs in my mind.

I have some new acquisitions, a Bushbuddy Ultra woodstove from Backpacking Light, the matching Titanium cookpot, and a folding titanium spork. One of these days I'll have to make some videos.

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