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Ninabird 14th Jul 2015, 6:00 AM Edit Delete
Ninabird

Glad you guys are still here! Thanks for putting up with the slow-down. I thought about the comic a lot while hiking and feel re-inspired from the break.

I gotta say, it's weird to be back in civilization. Gives one perspective.

Top three underrated positives of civilization:

1. Sitting devices (i.e chairs, which are really dozens of times superior to rocks or logs)
2. Indoor plumbing (an obvious one)
3. Domestic cats

Top three underrated negatives of civilization:

1. Light pollution
2. Skunks living in your house in your absence
3. Jury duty

Comments:

BaronFersen 14th Jul 2015, 7:14 PM Edit Delete Reply
BaronFersen
Wow, a skunk in your house?! We've got a raccoon that tries to live under the house, but never inside, knock on wood.

Welcome back from your trip! That must've really been amazing. I Googled the High Sierras, and it said that some parts of them are upwards of 10,000 feet. That easily puts my region of mountains here in Crestline to shame. ;)

Do you get sunburned from living outdoors for that many days? Me, I could probably never do that, since I turn beet red within just a few hours.
Ninabird 14th Jul 2015, 8:39 PM Edit Delete Reply
Ninabird
Yep! Spent almost all three weeks above 10,000 feet. Climbed Mt. Whitney, even. but not the hard way.

As to the skunks, yeah... Still dealing with that. They really aren't scared of us and the house doesn't smell so good right now.

Also, three words: 70 SPF sunblock.
Skweeee 14th Jul 2015, 7:50 PM Edit Delete Reply
Skweeee
I love your top threes.

Jury duty????
Ninabird 14th Jul 2015, 8:40 PM Edit Delete Reply
Ninabird
Yep, straight from the John Muir Trail to a Juror holding pen! No case yet, though.
zaika 15th Jul 2015, 8:51 AM Edit Delete Reply
zaika
Welcome back!

Sitting devices are kind of the best thing ever...as are sleeping devices. Being out in nature is wonderful, but it can get...uncomfy. Didja meet any wildlife?
Ninabird 15th Jul 2015, 10:38 AM Edit Delete Reply
Ninabird
Marmots. Lots and lots of marmots. ...And they're kinda the cutest animals ever. And deer and lots of chipmunky things. No bears, sadly. :)
Delta-v 17th Jul 2015, 4:59 PM Edit Delete Reply
Is that the hindquarters of an animal of the felidae panthera leo persuasion that I see?
Ninabird 17th Jul 2015, 6:29 PM Edit Delete Reply
Ninabird
LOL. No, it would be awesome if it were, but it is just a poorly drawn taupe cow. :)
Delta-v 18th Jul 2015, 7:38 PM Edit Delete Reply
Aaaaw, It looked to me as though it had moved. My mistake.

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