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On a farm, one day blends into another. There are some weekly events I am involved with,, but I can miss some of them when I get involved in other things. For example, the mobile Vet is available Friday and …

Holidays Read More »

“When I get older losing my hair Many years from now Will you still be sending me a Valentine Birthday greetings bottle of wine” That was the un-comforting thought many years ago. I am way past 64 now and another …

Many Years Ago Read More »

I had two problems with my tractor a while back. A hydraulic line broke which stopped me pretty quickly and while investigating that, found what was causing a ticking sound. Neither repair is cheap. The tractor uses hydraulic fluid to …

Sigh! Read More »

Decades ago I worked with two Public TV stations. They collected items from local businesses and sold them at auction over the TV station. Dubbed the “Great TV Auction” the funds helped fund the stations activities in addition to pledge …

The Great TV Auction Read More »

Has it been a month since my last posting? Yes! There were times where I posted updates daily and sometimes a few entries a day. Those days appear to be long ago and far away. Here is a recent update: …

Has It Been A Month? Read More »

I needed to have an eye exam for glasses and there is a long wait on this island for that. My HMO (Kaiser), Costco and even Walmart have appointments starting months in the future.   To get a quicker appointment …

A Long Trip Read More »

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I did a quick report and since this date in 2006 I have purchased 285 items for a total paid price of $11,366.95. This includes items I have purchased for other people because they didn’t have an Amazon Prime account …

Now I Know How Amazon Makes Its Money Read More »

Normally on Friday nights I go to the beach and meet up with neighbors and friends for a weekly sunset pot luck dinner. I didn’t go tonight. My truck safety inspection is due by the end of the month. Although …

I Guess It Could Be Worse Read More »

I had a bit of time this morning to address two broken items on the farm. The first was the washing machine which has a water level issue. As water fills the tub, it pushes water into a tube filled …

Almost Productive Read More »

It is not just living on a farm that brings work. On a farm you may be always repairing the tractor, mower, fences, roadways, irrigation systems and so on. My farm is no different. However, at the moment I have …

It Is Always One Thing Or Another Read More »

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