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Today in My History

2000:  Shades of Grey
2001:  Enunciation
2002:  Is This Any Way to Run a Wedding?
2003:  Deja Vu
2004:  Leap Frogging Up I-5
2005:  Girly Man
2006:  G
ive Me a Ring Sometime
2007: Ned's Life of Crime
2008: The Diagnosis
2009:
Now Yer Cookin'
2010: The Bevies, Year One
2011: Post Cousins Day Meme
2012: Sunday Stealing
2013: 192 and Counting

2014: Earth Mother
2015: Late Night Musings
2016: Today at Logos
2017:  No entry -- at Kaiser
2018: Sunday Stealing
2019: Another Day After


Theater Reviews
Updated 3/10
Camelot

Books Read in 2020
 Updated 7/28
"The Answer Is ... "


Personal Home Page

My family

Books Read in 2020
Books Read in 2019
Books Read in 2018

Books Read in 2017
Books Read in 2016
Books Read in 2015
Books Read in 2014
Books Read in 2013

Books Read in 2012
Books Read in 2011
Books Read in 2010


Cast (updated 7/16)

Email
(you know how to fix it)


Some Background Links:
The Philosophy of Juice & Crackers
The story of Delicate Pooh
The story of the Piņata Group
Pumpkin pies
Who IS this Gilbert person anyway?
Sold!


mail to Walt / mail to Bev  

BREATHING

September 9, 2020

"Californians suffered the worst air quality in the nation Sept. 8, 2020 as wildfires burned across the west, contributing to dangerously high levels of particulate matter in the air, as shown here in a screenshot of a fire and smoke map by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency at airnow.gov."

Ned took Bouncer out to pee around  4:30 this morning.  I was awake and he came in to tell me that "it's snowing again," meaning that ash is blowing around the yard again.  We have no fires near us, but lots around us so the recommendation is (a) leave the area, (b) if you must go outside, wear a mask, or (c) stay indoors with windows closed.

Naturally, among the highest folks at risk are "old people."

So we have Covid-19, the flu season, and now smoke from fires all gathering together to kill us.  It will be a miracle if we last to Christmas.

Yesterday  the winds were very high and even broke a branch off of one of our trees.

I watched the bowl of water I have out for the squirrels be blown across the patio and eventually overturned.  But that's OK.  I didn't see a squirrel all day.  They were obviously in their nests with the windows closed.


I'm writing notes to people on postcards, reminding them to vote.  Nothing political, just reminding them when voting day is and to be sure to register and to vote.  This is for a group called MomsRising.

 

PHOTO OF THE DAY

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home grown watermelon
 

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