Monthly Archives: July 2015


Last Sunday, I had the opportunity to hike in the greenbelt behind the house.  A nice dry, hot July day – it was great. And I got two fantastic purslanes from the Natural Gardner.

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Greetings from Chicago, Illinois!

So I was at a Department of Labor conference in Chicago.  I wish I’d had more time to explore the old neighborhoods, since my grandfather and his family are from Chicago.  I was able to get in a six mile … Continue reading

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It’s July

It’s July and not much going on.  The weather continues to be unusual.  We’ve already surpassed the average rainfall that we receive in an entire year – and it keeps coming.  While I’m glad we finally have rain, the unfortunate … Continue reading

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