I parked the bike at a dead-end road and hiked up "vista trail", hoping it would lead me to a scenic view and... indeed! 🤩

Looking towards Inspiration Point (the cliff in the foreground) and the Long Point peninsula with Marineland in the back.

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View of Long Beach from atop the hills of the Forrestal Nature Reserve.

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Taking a break at a scenic viewpoint...

...and to take off the black Harley jacket 🥵

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I'm practicing turns on the twisty coastal roads of the Palos Verdes peninsula.

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So this is the bike I'm renting: Yamaha R3.

...but obviously I'm not racing on a track. Just driving slowly and carefully on secondary roads.

yamahamotorsports.com/superspo

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They have all sorts of Harleys and other huge bikes, but I'm looking for something small and agile... I'm still very much a novice rider 😅

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I arrived at Providence Landing Park at 6am to view today's Falcon 9 launch from Vandenberg.

en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vanden
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Is it really true that you shouldn't give potted plants to people who are hospitalized!?!?

youtu.be/AnozROaI23k?t=1148

Wait...what's this green leaf on MSFT?

"Company has received a CDP Climate Score of A, reflecting its commitment to environmental sustainability efforts, social impact, and corporate transparency"

But I thought Microsoft was the Empire of Evil? And why didn't TSLA and GOOG also get an A?

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Another bad day for all the stocks and indexes I watch 😭

I just barely passed the multiple choice tests for car and motorbike.

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