drought doubt?

No, you shouldn't have any. Lake Castaic. Did discover Lake Hughes Road, but didn't make it all the way to Lake Hughes. Next time...

ride then soup

After 38F yesterday, a bit more civil temps staying along the coast. Some meta visualization, then carrot-persimmon soup. Yes, from scratch. The leftover cranberry garnish and cilantro ftw.

so long summer

We had summer extend pretty deep into fall. But given today's ride up on the Crest, I'd have to declare it officially over. How do you know? Well, when the ice warning icon comes on...

road closed

When the close the road, you find another one.