Thanks every body,
Your responses are definitely "spirit raising."
Being born and raised in the Pacific Northwest, I'm pretty sure that both Southern Cal and the Pacific Islands would be quite a stress to the delicate balance of my bodily humours! But then again if a lowly rat bastard (or was that a "bear's backside?") from the Eastern hinterland can do it, I'm sure I can too. (And I won't be wearing purple and black, or putting "r's" on the end of vowels where they don't belong. The "R," the 76th kotodama!