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Wildfire Awareness Month

Update:  A neighbor who lost their home in the Cold Springs Wildfire wrote me with two excellent suggestions.  Make sure you put the deeds to your vehicles as well as an extra set of keys in the safe deposit box as well.  Thanks for the suggestion, John! The month of…

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Meaning behind the flag

Working as a Park Ranger for many years, I became fascinated with visiting other national park sites.  One of my most memorable visits occurred at Fort McHenry National Monument in Baltimore.  I got to learn all about our national anthem as well as a lot of history behind America’s flag….

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Bear with me…

Hi All, as you’ve probably noticed, I’m redoing my website with a new appearance and new organization.  I apologize for the inconvenience, but hope to have it all squared away within the next couple of days.  One thing I’ve realized from talk to people is that I wanted to highlight…

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The comfort of critters

It’s hard getting old.  It’s even harder watching a beloved friend and companion get old.  To watch as he struggles just to stand up after lying on the floor.  To have to buy a dog ramp to help him get into the car.  To watch him get tired after a…

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