Nice walk in open oak forest. We were nearly hit by a gray squirrel that belly flopped alongside us. He must have been asleep and fell when we woke him up. Piru Creek crossing required high clearance due to erosion.
"As an adolescent I aspired to lasting fame, I craved factual certainty, and I thirsted for a meaningful vision of human life - so I became a scientist. This is like becoming an archbishop so you can meet girls."