Monthly Archives: July 2018

VAN CABINET REPLACEMENT LOCKS

The van came with a broken upper cabinet lock which caused the door to flop daintily while driving.  A tight left turn and it was can lemmings to the sea floor.  I dislike the idea of cans of peaches and … Continue reading

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KILLING THOSE DANG FLIES

As the heat went up so did the fly population.  Kill three and a dozen take their place.  It might be that time of year when fly love burns hot and heavy.  I suspect part of the problem is a … Continue reading

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A THIRD USE FOR THE BATTERY BOX

During the Bailey Canyon visit, I used the top of the battery box as a sized-for-one dining table.  My back told me the bad news.  It’s about nine inches too low and ten inches too far away from sitting comfortably … Continue reading

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THE SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS ON A SUMMER SATURDAY

HappyDog slept well judging from the snoring that bounced around the van’s interior.  I not so much.  No animals visited us, nor were there any standing outside in first light. We trudged up a quite steep hill and carefully made … Continue reading

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A TEMPORARY LOCK BOX JULY 2018

The lockable battery box stood empty so why not use it to store my valuables while we are away from the van.  Lookit that maw.  In went all the valuables with room to spare.  Let me shove all this loose … Continue reading

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THE SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS ON A SUMMER FRIDAY

About a week ago I drove up to check on the mountain house in a light on-off drizzle.  The air was so cool, clean and smelled so wonderful I knew I must return soon. Fast forward through a melting week … Continue reading

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BRICK AND CONCRETE PAVERS LAID

Everything turns to mud during monsoon.  And as sure as the sun rises, our dogs will track most of it into the house.  For weeks at a time.  I have yet to see them pick up a mop and broom and … Continue reading

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