From the monthly archives: May 2012

Here’s a question: Which war was first commemorated by a Memorial Day celebration? You’re right, the Civil War. It was a Yankee Holiday for years and years and later became a national holiday, grudgingly celebrated by the losing side, The Rebels. Who remembers such things? No one. Google is now our collective memory. What we […]

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Hello All, Today I’m posting Chapter 12 of High Pocket. In this chapter, Sandy reveals his plan for getting into the mine and reaching the abandoned cavern. As Mary and Jake listen to him, the weaknesses of the plan underscore the real dangers that lie ahead for all of them. Cheers, fz Chapter 12   When […]

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Pool Nightmares

May 14, 2012 by

Cyanuric Acid. Free Chlorine. Total Alkalinity. PH Level. Acid Demand. Algae Bloom. You get the idea? It all began simply enough…the weather improved. The sun came out. Spring blossomed. The water temperature of our pool rose. Then I turned on our new solar heating system, which pumps the pool water up onto the roof through […]

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The Depths Of Hope

May 7, 2012 by

BEFORE: I’m going with my wife and friends to a UCLA lecture later today entitled, Marine Protected Areas: Reasons for Hope. I was planning on writing a blog about the lecture when I got back, late Sunday, and posting it this morning. But when I started imagining the upcoming lecture, all I could think of were […]

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