jc blog - tales of a modern-day nomadic hunter-gatherer

Follow jcomeau_ictx on Twitter This is the weblog of Intrepid Wanderer. You never know what you might find here; graphic descriptions of bodily functions, computer programming secrets, proselytizing for the antichrist, miscellaneous ranting and kvetching, valuable information on living off the land... if you don't share my rather weird interests you may want to try slashdot instead.

You can consider my Del.icio.us links an extension to my blog, as are my LifeTango goals and my other to-do items. My to-buy list is also public, but only for sharing any useful ideas that might be there; I'm not requesting charity, neither do I offer it.

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2021-07-20-0301Z

Head southwest from Montello, NV on 233, and when you get to the long curve to the left, make a sharp right onto Wild West Road. Follow the train tracks about two miles, when that starts a slow left turn, then you'll take a 30-degree right onto Wescott Road. Keep going until the road becomes an obvious arroyo. It actually forks, and I've got two arroyos going through my property! [comment]

2021-07-20-0252Z

so, in the past 72 hours, I've won two properties on eBay: one small (about 1/8 acre) lot near Nice in Lake County, CA (7575 Main Street), and another near Murdock Mountain in Nevada, which on the Elko County assessor's map is on an extension of Joshua Street, but on Google Maps is Wescott Road. I have a neighbor in the 2nd 10-acre lot to the west, and another in the 10 acres two to the east and one south (bounded by Joshua St. and Aspen Dr., or on Google, Wescott Rd. and Stagecoach Rd).

I imagine my neighbors will be real characters, living way out there in the boonies. I should fit right in! [comment]

2021-07-11-0337Z

Tried some pushups today, first time in over two months.

Only accomplished 3, no surprise, but no pain in my sternum area, a very welcome result. Maybe it's finally healed. [comment]

2021-07-10-0330Z

Health update: lower back cramps are moving up to the middle back. Yay?

No tooth pain since I last reported, but there's still a tender spot deep in my upper gum, next to my left nostril. [comment]

2021-07-06-0402Z

For months now, after the copy I knew of disappeared, I've been searching the archive for the movie V for Vendetta. It hasn't come back. Archiver None411 seems to have likewise disappeared, but there are others I follow who for sure would have it if it popped up, and they don't. As you probably surmise, my guess is that the ruling class is doing exactly what the Norsefire party was up to in the movie, and they want to keep it squelched as much as possible. [comment]

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