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Blog posts, reverse chronological
2021-12-27 How to Make Dried Persimmons
2021-10-02 Eastern Sierra Air Quality September 28/29/30: Stunningly Clear, but Oct 1 brings the Nasty Stuff
2021-09-27 Eastern Sierra Air Quality September 27: Still Lousy from Forest Fires, but hope for a short reprieve tomorrow
2021-09-25 Eastern Sierra Air Quality September 25: Still Lousy from Forest Fires
2021-09-21 Forest Fire Smoke Plagues the Eastern Sierra and Yosemite
2021-08-28 Reader Comment: “wealth of material you have accumulated over the years of shooting around Sierra Nevada/White Mountains”
2021-08-21 Where to Photograph in a State Largely Veiled in Smoke?
2020-10-26 Gorgeous Fall Color in Lundy Canyon: Sony FE 12-24mm f/2.8 GM in the field in Eastern Sierra
2020-09-30 Forest Fires: Many California National Forests remain Closed Through October 8 Including Eastern Sierra, White Mountains, Yosemite High Country
2020-09-22 Looks Like the Eastern Sierra Fall Color Season is Toast
2020-09-16 Forest Fires: All California National Forests are Closed, BLM Lands Appear to Remain Open
2020-09-09 California Forest Fires in San Francisco Bay Area: Eerie Orange Twilight at 10:10 AM —It’s Raining Ash
2020-04-28 The Ongoing Disinformation Campaign by the Medical Establishment: Context-Dropping and Lying by Omission about Masks
2020-04-15 SARS CoV2 aka COVID-19: Public Policy Based on Counting Only COVID-19 Risks is Irresponsible and Infantile
2020-04-15 SARS CoV2 aka COVID-19: Notes from a Dr. David Brownstein Treating Patients
2020-04-13 SARS CoV2 aka COVID-19: Reduced Pay for Health Care Workers WTF?
2020-04-10 Evicted from Alabama Hills: Security Theater Brought to Bear on Health
2020-04-09 SARS-CoV-2 aka COVID-19: a Note to Experts: this Video Shows Why Facial Coverings are Useless (not)
2020-04-09 SARS-CoV-2 aka COVID-19: Incompetent Government Aid, and a Call for Large Cash-Flush Companies to STEP UP and DIRECTLY Help Those in Need
2020-04-07 SARS-CoV-2 aka COVID-19: Studies of Transmission via Coughing and Sneezing offer Compelling Evidence to Require Facial Coverings
2020-04-07 SARS-CoV-2 aka COVID-19: Leadership of the WHO is Corrupt and Incompent, Should be Abolished and Replaced
2020-04-05 SARS-CoV-2 aka COVID-19: What is the NET Cost in Lives
2020-04-05 SARS-CoV-2 aka COVID-19: Humidity of 40% to 60% May be Ideal to Slow It, Low Humidity Might Enhance its Spread
2020-04-05 SARS-CoV-2 aka COVID-19 aka Coronavirus: How/Why It Was Named
2020-04-04 SARS-CoV2: Against Stupidity the Gods Themselves Contend In Vain
2020-04-03 SARS-CoV2 aka COVID-19: Situation in France
2020-04-02 SARS-CoV2 aka COVID-19: “Just breathing or talking may be enough to spread COVID-19 after all”
2020-03-31 COVID-19: Nebraska Medicine: “Study documents widespread contamination of the environment near patients with COVID-19”
2020-03-31 COVID-19: Facial Covering (Mask) Policy: Will Public Officials Take Full Responsibility for Bad Advice? (if so-proven)
2020-03-31 COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2): the Tide is Turning for Facial Covering / Mask Official Recommendations
2020-03-29 COVID-19: the Case Fatality Rate (CFR) and Infection Fatality Rate (IFR)
2020-03-29 COVID-19: Public Policy MUST be Changed: Facial Coverings should ALWAYS be Worn To Protect Others
2020-03-28 COVID-19: Revising my Optimism Somewhat
2020-03-27 COVID-19: those Frightening Graphs on Infection Rates and Mortality are not Exactly What They Seem To Be (Updated with reader comments)
2020-03-27 COVID-19: Stanford Clinical Virology Laboratory has deployed an in-house diagnostic test for COVID-19 for Rapid Identification of Infected People
2020-03-26 COVID-19: Should Doctors and Their Families Get Priority Access to the “Trump Pills”?
2020-03-26 COVID-19: If You Are Lucky Enough to have an N95 or N100/P100 Particulate Respirator Mask, It Must SEAL to be Effective
2020-03-25 Persuading your doctor who wants to follow guidelines when you have distinct COVID-19 Symptoms and WANT TO *STAY ALIVE*
2020-03-25 Hydrogen Peroxide to Sterilize N95 Masks?
2020-03-25 COVID-19: there is WAY too much Negativity in the Press; Stop Watching Talk Shows for your Mental Health and Get OFF Social Media!
2020-03-25 COVID-19 Symptoms: Will Your Government Try to Kill You by Insisting on a $1000 5-day test instead of $20 “Trump Pills”?
2020-03-23 With N95 and N100/P100 Particulate Respirator Masks in Short Supply, What Might Work to Disinfect / re-Use? (UPDATED with info from expert in the field)
2020-03-19 Smart Move with COVID-19: Boost Your Immune System with Sleep, Outdoors, Lowering Stress, Eating Well
2020-03-19 Lloyd’s Whacky Morning Travel Tea:
2020-03-17 A Tale of Two Stores: Coronavirus Infection Vectors
2020-03-16 Shelter in Place
2020-03-16 How to Wash Your Hands Properly
2020-03-15 COVID-19 Coronavirus: Once Again, US Government Policy Screws the Self-Employed and Small Businesses
2020-03-13 Wuhan China Coronavirus aka COVID-19: a Few Things That Should be Happening, But Aren’t Yet AFAIK
2020-03-13 Wuhan China Coronavirus aka COVID-19: Simple Things that Everyone Can Do to Help Yourself and to Slow Transmission
2020-03-12 Wuhan China Coronavirus aka COVID-19 and N100/P100/N95 Particulate Respirator Masks
2020-02-22 Allergy Season Hits Me Hard This Year — Warm Drought February Means Pollen Bloom
2020-01-29 P100 / N100 Particulate Respirator the Smart Move for Coronavirus — not the Useless Leaky Masks That People are Seen Wearing in the News
2019-09-18 Health: A Year’s Experience Using CBD
2019-07-02 Reader Comment: “Glad to hear you are back in the thick of things”
2019-07-01 Off Topic: Three Top Notch Professionals to Help Your Body Health and Cycling Performance
2019-04-19 Off Topic: Longer Term CBD Experience
2018-12-26 Off Topic, Health: CBD (Cannabidiol)—Eliminated My Small Airway Impairment (Asthma) [Updated]
2018-11-24 Off Topic, Health: CBD (Cannabidiol)—Eliminated My Small Airway Impairment (Asthma)
2018-11-17 Multifocal or Presbyopia-Correcting Human Eye Lens Implants (IOL)
2018-11-09 P100 / N100 Particulate Respirator Works for Smoke — Air Quality in the San Francisco Bay Area is the Worst I’ve Seen it in 35 Years — from the 'Camp Fire'
2018-07-26 The Ferguson Fire near Yosemite Valley: Save your Lungs and Your Health if Traveling in California, But Applies to Much More than Smoke
2018-07-17 Mercedes Sprinter Photography Adventure Van Lets Me Work in the Field Just Like Home + Death Ride (Cycling)
2018-07-17 Gear for the Mountains
2018-07-16 P100 / N100 Particulate Respirator Works for Smoke
2018-07-16 Don’t Slip and Break a Hip: Five Ten 'Camp Four GTX' Hiking and Approach Shoe and/or Winter Shoes Four You?
2018-07-10 Attention Allergy/Asthma Sufferers: Extreme Pollen Levels in Eastern Sierra Nevada / Yosemite at 8500 Ft on up to 10,600' and Higher
2018-07-02 Attention Allergy/Asthma Sufferers: Horrible Pollen Levels in Eastern Sierra Nevada
2018-06-18 Off Topic: Keep Your Lungs Healthy: Particulate Face Mask
2018-06-14 OWC announces mission with Splash to bring clean water to children
2018-04-25 Off Topic: Vascular Therapy
2018-04-13 Reader Comment on Concussion: “Do Your Job”
2018-04-11 Concussion Progress: a Joyous Breakthrough over-the-hump Day
2018-03-21 Experience Report: Concussion (“Moderate to Severe”) aka Mild Traumatic Brain Injury via a Short Flight at 25 mph into Embankment from Bike
2018-02-09 Update on the 2018 Influenza Virus
2018-01-15 Off Topic Heads Up: 2017/2018 Flu Worst in a Decade or More, Killing Young and Old
2017-12-13 Why I’m a Bit Delayed on Sony A7R III Coverage
2017-11-07 Zeiss Milvus 25mm f/1.4 Aperture Series + Focus Stack: Healthy Bristlecone Bark (Nikon D850)
2017-10-31 Crossing Icy Slopes: Go Around or Carry Micro Spikes
2017-10-18 Orange Urine
2017-10-16 Travel Advisory Update: Eastern Sierra, Owens Valley, Mono Lake, Mammoth Lakes Awful for Photography
2017-10-12 Travel Advisory: Heavy Smoke in Owens Valley / Eastern Sierra from Sonoma Fire
2016-12-03 Water Safety: Steripen Deal vs MSR Guardian, Life Straw
2015-12-17 Off Topic: Keeping the Pounds Off + Fat Loss, Muscle Mass, Bone Density, Training, BMI, DEXA
2015-08-31 Gear for the Mountains
2015-08-16 Smoke Plume over Mt Gibbs (Walker Fire)
2015-06-26 Back From Mountains Unexpectedly Early Due to Forest Fires
2010-03-13 Vitamin D, but what about Vitamin C and heart disease?
2010-02-20 Vitamin D to fight illness
2009-10-24 Does Vitamin D combat illness?
2009-10-23 H1N1 swine flu — what’s the reality?
2007-03-20 Exercise and the brain