Monthly Archives: October 2014

Another Great OC Weekend.

We’ve had some great┬ávisits to Newport Beach but last weekend’s might have been the best one of all. The CE convinced Phyllis to pile in the car with us for the trek to the OC to visit Tina, John and … Continue reading

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The Insomniac’s Dilemma.

Not to be arrogant, but I am really racking up the accomplishments these days. In addition to my finely-honed skills at not remembering, I am entering Olympic-caliber territory in not sleeping. My new pattern: go to bed at 11 pm, … Continue reading

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If I Only Had A Brain.

Quick: what were the last five books you read? If you are in your twenties, you could probably remember, but since you haven’t read five books since college, the point is moot. If you are in your thirties, it doesn’t … Continue reading

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The Birds and the Bees and the Drought.

We all know what the current drought in California is doing to the flowers and the trees, but I’ve recently been thinking about the birds and the bees as we enter the driest months of the year. The drought hits … Continue reading

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