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Superbowl party 2019

| Last weekend was Super Bowl LIII, and the roaming party moved to Charleston SC for the event. Also, all the hard-core members of the party were present this year.  more

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Invasion across the southern border

| For once The Orange One has said something true — there is an invasion across our southern border.  more

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Visiting the poppies 2019

| Yesterday, the usual suspects drove to Lancaster to check out the Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve. Even from miles away you could see hillsides carpeted in orange, blue, and yellow. It's a very good year.  more

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Opera in the Park 2019

| I'm not sure anymore when we started going to Opera in the Park. I found pictures and a website article from 2006, so I think that's the first year. We've gone every year since.  more

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It's my birthday

| It's my birthday. 76 years old. Woo-hoo! And I'm looking forward to my 76th year being so much better than the last.  more

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Circumnavigating the Salton Sea

| In the past year we have passed by the Salton Sea many times en route to Mexico to visit the dentist, and the same conversation always ensues.  more

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Thanksgiving 2019 and days following

| The usual suspects assembled Chez Paul to give thanks, feast, and slake their thirsts.  more

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Christmas 2019

| Christmas this year turned out to be a modest but filling affair. The Canadians had other plans for the day, and at the last minute Rafe called in sick. I should have called in sick as well, but I was the host. What's a host to do? In a word, our table for six shrank to a table for three.  more

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