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Archive for February, 2013

   Feb 24


In case you didn’t know, my brother totally rocks. He has been a volunteer firefighter for many years (yes, he runs into burning buildings and fought the terrifying wildfires of 2008 for no money) and is a Captain in the fire department. He is a teacher and works with the mentally handicapped. He is a […]

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   Feb 22

Scouting Expedition

Little Miss Scout It was a Valentine’s Day spay for my brother’s mini-cat, Scout! As our local Humane Society’s slogan has it, “If you ♥ your cat, have it ♠!” Since we do ♥ Scout, it was time to do the deed, before some amorous boy cat showed up. It’s unlikely in the depths of […]

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   Feb 15


Every month at the jobette, we feature a different artist and try and have a theme for First Friday, the day we and other downtown businesses stay open late and pour wine and serve nibbles, alomg with book signings and meeting artists. This month, we featured the fine woodworking students’ work from our local college, […]

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   Feb 11

Man’s Best Friend

Growing Up! I know you’ve all been wondering about how Jarrett and Archimedes, the World’s Cutest Puppy, are doing. The answer is: great! Archi had doubled his weight by the end of December: I think this dog is the best thing that has happened to Jarrett in a long time. They have a great routine. […]

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   Feb 09

Photo Finished

The Inner Me Well, the record remains unbroken. Two good pictures of me in half a century. If I were playing professional baseball, I’d be batting…something really bad. I hate the pictures for the website, but I’m stuck with them. I think I look like a lunatic in them. In the first one, which the […]

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   Feb 05

Water Works

It’s been a cold winter by California standards: at or below freezing many nights, though as I said before, the clear days are sunny and the nights are starry. The Ridge is often icy in the morning, and there is hard frost on the grass at the side of the road, looking all winter wonderland. […]

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   Feb 02

Free Range

The worst thing about getting up at 5:30 in the morning – other than, you know, the getting up at 5:30 in the morning thing – is that it takes so long to get light enough to let the boys go out and play. Audrey, as the undisputed winner of “Survivor: Hooterville”, is allowed to […]

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