Instant birdbath

Every year at the end of summer, we cover our above-ground swimming pool with two plastic tarps. Today I set out to drain the collected rainwater off the top of the tarps, using a garden hose as a siphon. Having got the water flowing in the right direction, I placed the end of the hose on the ground in a small […]

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Cabela’s, Fort Worth

In September 2015, the new Bass Pro Shops store opened in Rocklin, California — only a short 15- to 20-minute drive from our house. Since the Big Guy is a serious bass fisherman, he had already been a customer; and one of the regular features of our December trips to Texas was always a Christmas Eve visit to Bass Pro […]

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WPC: The Road Taken

The Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge for the week of March 1, 2017. Show us something that surprised or delighted you on “the road taken.” Phoenix Park is only a mile or so down the road from my house; I drive past and always promise to visit but then forget about it until the next time. Since all the rain […]

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