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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 [...]

Ventura County Fair

August 9, 2017 // 4 Comments

Kongo went to the fair today.  Gentle readers may recall that the monkey really, really likes fairs.  Bigley.  His favorite fair is the Del Mar fair in San Diego but since [...]

Ventura Pier

July 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

Ventura lies about halfway between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara.  It’s that often forgotten place where people who drive through it on the 101 Freeway say things [...]

Wine Country Monkey

July 6, 2017 // 2 Comments

So much wine.  So little time.  Kongo’s monkey troop headed up to the wine country north of Santa Barbara yesterday.  Snuggled in his son’s new family van, the [...]