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Allan Stellar

California
I'm an "off the grid" Psychiatric RN with a radical enviro focus. The blog is simple: Get outside every day! From there the blog rambles into all sorts of personal and philosophical observations. People seem to like it. Thanks for dropping by!
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New Blog by Allan Stellar Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Hello there. I have a new blog. Feel free to visit it here . Read on »
New Blog by Allan Stellar Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living And so, most likely, this blog comes to an end. However, I have started a new blog about, what else, taking a hike with my dog. And also about my literary hero, Ed Abbey ... Read on »
Walking and the Gated Community... by Allan Stellar Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living It has rained much of March. And for much of March, I've had a sore throat. Two series of anti-biotics have kept the thing at bay---but as a number of my co-workers are also ... Read on »
Splitting Wood... by Allan Stellar Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living A neighbor brought by his Wood Splitter today so we spent a couple hours putting wood up for the rest of the winter. We heat this house only with wood and this is the ... Read on »
March 7, 1961 by Allan Stellar Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living I was born 51 years ago today. Weighing in at around 7 pounds, I weighed about as much as my head weighs now. In March of 1961 CO2 was at 316 parts per million; in March ... Read on »
Puttering by Allan Stellar Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living A nice day here today. All the dogs got a bath. The generator got an oil change. The car got cleaned out. A few rocks were piled by the garden. A few loads of laundry ... Read on »
Six Degrees by Allan Stellar Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living A day of activism yesterday. First off, a rally for Jim Reed (in the photo above) who is running for Congress. Jim is a homespun Democratic candidate. He has a penchan ... Read on »
The Call of the Wild... by Allan Stellar Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Took the dogs out for a walk on this warm and sunny day. There is snow in the mountains from the last storm. The snow starts at around elevation 3,000 feet. We are at ... Read on »
Fog by Allan Stellar Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Foggy here this morning. I take our three dogs and my broken toe to do the small loop. Later today I will drive down to Chico to hear Dr. Wallace Nichols talk about th ... Read on »
The Apricot Tree by Allan Stellar Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Sorry about the inactivity. A winter cold that has lasted all winter has laid me up somewhat. And then I stubbed my toe leading to a fracture that has slowly been heal ... Read on »
Need Rain... by Allan Stellar Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Well, we've had one awful nice winter. Too nice. February 5 today and we've had only sixteen inches of rain this year. We average sixty inches in a season (the season ... Read on »
Down the Canyon by Allan Stellar Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living After a few days of rain, the sun came out today. I celebrated by taking a long hike down the canyon with my herd of dogs. It has been awhile since I've made that trek ... Read on »
Quiet by Allan Stellar Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living In the Napa Valley. I've been driving down to work the day before I start a string of work days because, well, frankly, I get too tired when I don't. Driving down the day of ... Read on »
Our Dryer... by Allan Stellar Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living The rain finally arrived. With gusto. I took the pack of dogs out and got soaked and cold. Hung the clothes up on our fancy Living Room Clothesline. Our winter dryer. ... Read on »
Rachel versus Kitty by Allan Stellar Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living I returned to Concow late last night. Took a vigorous walk with our new dog this morning. Yes, a new dog. And our last new dog (if I ever get my way around here). T ... Read on »
In the Napa Valley by Allan Stellar Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living It is late at night and I've finished a shift at work. Been awhile since I've updated this thing. How are things? you might ask. Just fine. I've been sick with a nasty ... Read on »
A Pause in the Action... by Allan Stellar Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Sorry about that. I've been ill. Hope to be back at it soon... Read on »
Wells Fargo Envy by Allan Stellar Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Yesterday a coyote took another chicken. I watched the big black coyote that we call "Bruno" run off with the poor deceased chicken dangling in its mouth. The co ... Read on »
American Nomads... by Allan Stellar Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Took a walk through the woods with the dogs today. Nursing the very beginning stages of a cold and hoping it doesn't develop into the real thing. Since one of my New Y ... Read on »