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#211–Simple solutions . . .

  NEW CAR When I had my new car only a week, I heard such loud noises coming from it, I was convinced it had a major problem. It had been a very hot day over in the valley, so … Continue reading

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#210–Happiness is . . .

  I ran across a photo of me reading a class “book” (student’s large papers connected together) to my first graders of what made them happy. Each started with Happiness is. . . . It was modeled after Charles M. Schultz’s … Continue reading

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#209–Northern Bridge Tour second time around . . .

  Considering we’ve had over 50 inches of rain since Christmas and we can remember each of the very few days without rain since then, we were really lucky on the first two bridge tours. We had a brief shower … Continue reading

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#208–14 bridges in three tours—Tour 2 (Florence to North Bend)

  Would it rain (Plan B) or not (Plan A)? We were ready either way.  My 11 folks who’d signed up for the Southern Bridge Tour, plus Benny the bus driver, were ready to check out bridges. We had rain … Continue reading

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#206–Making it through the winter . . .

  Since my name’s not John Grisham, I need to be out there selling my books to get back the cost of publishing/printing my latest book, Devil Cat, the books I bought from the publisher to sell for Around Florence, … Continue reading

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#205–A time for beginnings . . .

  January is the beginning of a new year, and many folks are basking in the smugness of still sticking to the resolutions they made. Some find it a time to restart or revamp some aspect of their lives or … Continue reading

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#204–Arrival in Bakersfield . . .

I didn’t expect a welcoming committee. One with a sign and one taking photos with her smart phone. It was after midnight, and I was tired and sleepy. This definitely woke me up. It was great fun and as I … Continue reading

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