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Happy Independence Day!

4th of July feasting, nice and hot… swimming, boating, lots of fun.  Just don’t drink alcohol and drive home; we don’t want fatalities! River walk, boat landing, riding down rapids on an inner tube… don’t forget the sunscreen so the … Continue reading

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Heat Wave!

There’s some pretty hot weather going around… 102F where I’m at yesterday, with a low of 67F. Maybe if we pray we can have some rain?  How about a rain dance?  No thunder, though; as dry as it is we … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Mayhem

Its the time of year that we normally honor our mothers… all the mayhem we put them through over the years not withstanding.  In this lifetime we only get one mother… care for her and keep her in your hearts … Continue reading

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Hippity Hop, the Easter Bunny’s on his way!

Where’s that dang rabbit hiding out, anyway?  Isn’t he supposed to be around on April 16th?  Chocolates, eggs, chicks… I personally dislike Peeps intensely… Flowers popping up… tulips, roses, iris’s… It’d be neat if they made chocolate in shapes of … Continue reading

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Happy St Patrick’s Day!

Happy St Patrick’s Day! Downtown Reno no doubt has green beer flowing like water… and bus rides are free between 4pm and midnight local time.  Hopefully all the drunks make it home in one piece, leaving their vehicles parked safely … Continue reading

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A New Year, Another Holiday

Valentine’s Day is on its way… the 14th of February.  Gifts for this generally include flowers, chocolates, and plush toys.  At least as far as I’ve seen the last few years, anyway. What events happen on Valentine’s Day?  Dinner and … Continue reading

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Christmas is Coming…

Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat, won’t you please put a penny in the old man’s hat?  If you haven’t got a penny a h’penny will do, if you haven’t got a h’penny God bless you!  

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving is here… which means Christmas is just around the corner.  Which means snow, and Santa, and gifts for everyone far and near.  Grandparents, parents, kids, babies… furbabies too, of course. Christmas decorations, a way to stay warm… Many things … Continue reading

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Halloween… Oh What Fun!

Ghosties and goblins, witches and pumpkins, children going trick or treating… all fun aspects of the holiday. Mom and Dad going through the candy haul to make sure its safe to eat is just as much a part of the … Continue reading

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A Little Nip in the Air…

Fall is here… getting a little nip in the air… snow’s on its way! Halloween’s coming up next month, with Thanksgiving and Christmas just around the corner.  Candy and gifts needed for holidays… warm afghans for those chilly days and … Continue reading

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