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SUPER CUTE PUPPIES

SUPER CUTE PUPPIES

A few mornings ago on my way to work, I spotted a pickup with something important-looking crudely scrawled across the tailgate. I drove closer to get a better look, and snapped a photo.     When I eventually passed, I saw that the truck was driven by a perfectly normal-looking middle-aged guy. Since then, I’ve...
Da (other) Brat

Da (other) Brat

  When’s the last time you saw one of these?  I remember being in love with them back when I was 8 or so; it must have been those sweet jump seats in the back.  Back then, it was legal (and normal) to ride in the back of a pickup truck- no roof, no seatbelts,...

No logical explanation?

Haven’t been able to post in this category in a long time, but this story fits PERFECTLY. A few weeks ago, my friend Andres and I backpacked to the Bear Lakes in the Trinity Alps. The goal was to head up Friday afternoon, and try to get all the way to Little Bear Lake which...
Bananas / No Bananas - Beard / No Beard update:

Bananas / No Bananas – Beard / No Beard update:

Speaks for itself. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YtSIzKrOWAY&list=UUsDl6A77CrbkSJLtxQFVDGw   More: https://www.youtube.com/user/jackvalefilms/videos?sort=da&view=0&flow=grid and still more: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCs_eXH7kwuxND7Gec9xB8dQ  
Would You Like Dorks With That?

Would You Like Dorks With That?

After being stuck in really bad traffic for over an hour on my way home the other night, I wearily stopped off at a Carl’s Jr for a quick bite and some desperately-needed caffeine. Upon ordering and sitting down to await my meal, I heard some loud, oddly excited voices nearby. “HA HA HAAA! I...
BEES

BEES

A week or so ago, I was home by myself getting a few errands done while the wife and kid were away for the night. I had invited a friend over to watch a game, and was putting dishes away. I glanced out the window to see if my friend had arrived, (he was going to...

Beard No Beard, the legend grows

On Friday night my younger brother relayed a VERY interesting story about our favorite local bearded bike rider. My little brother does a ton of driving for his job, and just this last Friday he was out in Palo Cedro for the day. Sometime in the mid afternoon, he stopped into a convenience store to...
“BLLK” Revisited

“BLLK” Revisited

Last night while on our way to stay with my wife’s folks in Sacramento, we stopped to have dinner in Vacaville. We were a little pressed for time, so we pulled in to the Wendy’s there for a quick bite. As soon as we parked, I realized that it was the very place where the...

Wehlcum to Wahlgreens!

Ok, this is a bit random, but I felt like I had to post something. Just last week my younger brother and our significant others, made a quick trip to the Pacific Northwest. We were spending most of our time in Portland (managed to visit a fellow MAL member Fernando) it was a low key...

TEN YEARS.

Believe it or not, Mis Amigos Locos turned ten yesterday. Yes, this crazy thing has been with us for a full decade. You guys have made this a lot of fun, and reading through our posts here reminds me of some of the reasons why we are ‘amigos’ in the first place. We all share...
An Unusual Request

An Unusual Request

Yesterday while en route to Redding, my lovely wife and I saw an unusual sign in the back window of an RV. You may need to click on the image to see why this is noteworthy. Was this a joke played by mischievous youngsters? The guy driving the RV seemed normal enough, not the type...
Tin Foil Hats in Northern California

Tin Foil Hats in Northern California

While cleaning up our little home office the other day, I came across something that brought back some funny memories. Back in late November of 2011, my wife and I were doing our annual post Thanksgiving tradition of tracking down Christmas Trees with the in-laws. It’s a fun tradition, and recently it’s been rather easy...