Monthly Archives: February 2016

How to Help a Cancer Victim

How to Help a Cancer Victim First understand: we’re confused, we’re angry, we’re stunned, we’re overwhelmed, we don’t know what we need. Know you can’t fix it. Know we’ve heard a lot to be frightened of. Know we’re fragile. We … Continue reading

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Friday Wisdom – Success

“If at first you do succeed, try not to look astonished.” Not sure where I first heard this one, but I like it and often use it at work. In the tech world things rarely go right the first time … Continue reading

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Wednesday Poetry – Memories

I’ve been in the workshop, but mostly clean up, tweaks on my miter jig and a total failure to make a picture frame.  I completely messed up on my measurements and have to start again on the frame. So today … Continue reading

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California Drought Update

We’ve been in a drought for the last four years and now it looks like we’re in for a fifth year.  The promise of a wet “El Nino” year is fading by the day as dry and unusually hot weather … Continue reading

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