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GUERRILLA SOLAR

My intention was to go back to sleep after I said goodbye to Bob and Greg shortly after 6:00 this morning. They were headed out for a day of waste vegetable oil collection which would involve endless hours of standing on hot asphalt with a hose, sucking warm oil into the pumper truck. The high […]

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A LOT TO BE THANKFUL FOR

I’m watching the Pacific surf roll onto the beach from the west windows of Scott and Rowena’s home at dawn. I have the whole day ahead of me and it promises to be another good one, full of laughter, food, stories and hikes along the beach. The sea foam is tinted pink as is the […]

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COOKIE’S BUSHWHACKING BLISS

I was wrong about there not being a way for kids in our neighborhood to walk to Lee Elementary. And I was wrong about having explored all interconnecting paths between neighborhoods. The other day I saw a woman and a young girl step into the mowed field I use to cross into the neighborhood north […]

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COOKIE’S LOL CAT BLISS

My latest guilty pleasure is the silly and immensely entertaining animal pictures at I Can Has Cheezburger? I enjoy these pictures so much, I’ve started posting our favorites at Trouts Farm. You can go to the “About Us” section of the I Can Has Cheezburger site for an explanation of this phenomenon. The Cat Macros […]

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SAND PIT BLISS

I was looking for something to brighten my day after being chased by mosquitoes for 80 minutes while out getting my daily bit of outdoor exercise on this sultry Texas morning. It happens to be garbage day and the stench of the trucks was hanging heavy in the air. I took a shower, got a […]