Author Archives: Jean

The Battle for Water Rights

Rummuser has just written about battles over water. That’s been a big issue in the history of the Southwest. Right now Texas is suing New Mexico and Colorado for using too much water from the Rio Grande, and a big … Continue reading

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Snow Up on the Land

It snowed about 4 to 6 inches down here, 8 to 10 up on the land, so Andy had to plow. Andy had to plow for the first, and hopefully last, time this winter. That’s unusual! February 23, 2018  

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Snow Down Here

It snowed last night, and I took this picture just in case it melted today. In fact, it barely got above freezing, so the snow stayed. Which meant I had to clean off the car (the white one in the … Continue reading

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The Year of the Dog

For the Chinese this is the Year of the Dog. For Tempi and Sammy, every year is the Year of the Dog. February 21, 2018  

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Weather

We had some rain and hail yesterday! How cool is that! Andy said they didn’t get as much precipitation up on the land as we did down here. It was more cold and windy, which means he had a couple … Continue reading

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Hurray for Paper Ballots!

From Florida to California, the nation’s flirtation with electronic voting is on the rocks. More and more states and counties are reverting to paper ballots fed through optical scanners because of problems — some real, some perceived — with machines … Continue reading

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Handling Rough Patches

What do you do to lift your spirits when you hit rough patches? KB goes outdoors with Shyla, and sometimes R. February 18, 2018  

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Wilf

Yesterday’s comic about dogs and dropped food reminds me of a pup that warmed my heart. Wilf was a 11-year-old pup and was blind, diabetic, arthritic, and dying of cancer, but he kept soldiering on. Sometimes on a walk he … Continue reading

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It Helps to Have Friends

This comic reminds me of sweet old Sammy. Sammy has lost his hearing, too, but he has Tempi to show him what is going on. In fact, Kaitlin and Torben got her so soon after Montana died because he was … Continue reading

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How True!

February 15, 2018  

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