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Getty Field Trip

September 28, 2017 // 1 Comment

Gentle readers will recall that Kongo loves field trips with his two granddaughters.  This week the monkey climbed aboard a school bus with 22 budding classical scholars [...]

Top O’ Topanga

September 24, 2017 // 2 Comments

High above the San Fernando Valley, home of Valley Girls, most of the world’s pornography business, 2.9 million people and the 1994 Northridge earthquake is a L.A. Park [...]

Titanic Exhibit

September 5, 2017 // 3 Comments

There’s a great Titanic exhibit at the Ronald Reagan Library in Simi Valley now through January 7, 2018.  Looking at the artifacts and recreations and seeing the story [...]

A Visit with the Gipper

September 3, 2017 // 1 Comment

Today Kongo hauled himself over to Simi Valley (about ten miles from his treehouse) to finally see the Gipper.  That would be Ronald Reagan and his presidential library set [...]

Staring at the Sun

August 23, 2017 // 7 Comments

On Monday, a day the earth didn’t end after all, Kongo was in San Diego for a conference.  He had some time on his hands in the morning so off he went to some of his [...]