From the monthly archives: July 2014

Back in June of 2011, I wrote a blog about planting a lemon tree that was a gift from the Million Trees Planted Campaign. Well…three years later…that little tree has birthed its first lemon. It’s been growing unseen in the shadows for who knows how long? A few weeks? A month? I’d never noticed it. […]

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Just Ducky

July 20, 2014 by

I’ve been thinking a lot about family these past few weeks, months even. There are rocks in the stream of our brood. But lately, thankfully, there are increasing stretches of smooth paddling. My older brother, Peter, moved away to Lake Las Vegas a couple of years ago and is newly married there. My younger brother, […]

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Frenzy At Sports Chalet

July 13, 2014 by

I’ve been reading two books simultaneously, which is not unusual for me. Often, I have three or four going at the same time, dipping into one and out of the another. I seldom finish books I read in this manner, getting bored or distracted along the way, which is not surprising I guess, but the […]

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E Pluribus Unum

July 6, 2014 by

What did you do on the Fourth of July? Go to a BBQ? Go to the beach? Go to a fireworks show? All of the above? Nettie and I went to friend’s house for a roasted pig feast, featuring the La Caja roasting box. The roasted pig was just one item in a veritable cornucopia […]

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