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The Luck of the Irish Brought Us Safely Home

Friday, March 17, 2017 Unfortunately for us, the desert weather situation changed last week. Things turned HOT. In the 90’s. Some people thought that was a great idea, and waxed on about how lovely the heat was. This (perhaps menopausal) … Continue reading

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Save the Cactus

  Sunday, February 12, 2017 “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” Margaret Mead Over the past 5 years I have posted pictures of cactus … Continue reading

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More Wild Life

Friday, February 3, 2017 One of the more prevalent activities here in the middle of nowhere would be “story telling.” I may not be categorizing this practice in the actual terms that many would describe it, but I’m being polite. … Continue reading

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In the Company of Friends

Sunday, January 29, 2017 We are lucky. We have friends. Specifically, we have made friends here in the desert, in the middle of nowhere. This is our fifth season here, so I guess that shouldn’t be a surprise to me, … Continue reading

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This Is What Democracy Looks Like

Note: This is a “Troll-Free Zone,” and here is what I mean by that: Some may view this post as being political in nature, and if this seems like it may be offensive to you, then please don’t read any … Continue reading

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It Has Rained Like Hell in Northern California

Friday, January 13, 2017 In case you were wondering, it is almost unimaginable how much rain has fallen in poor drought ridden California. As we made our way down I-5 towards Bakersfield there was standing water on either side of … Continue reading

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Inclement Weather and Other Things That Cause Angst

  Thursday, January 12, 2017 With the holidays over and the dismal days of January upon us, our thoughts have turned to a sojourn to warmer parts. With this idea in mind, so begins year FIVE of this annual journey … Continue reading

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