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M is for Mountain Lion

Now let me tell you about Herman Keene.  He was a lion hunter.  When his son was asked by his 6th grade teacher what his father did for a living he said, “He’s a lion hunter”.  The class laughed. I … Continue reading

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High Above Santa Paula with the Oddfellows

I had been looking longingly at the scaffolding on the Oddfellow’s Clock Tower for  what seemed like months.  What was going on up there?  I mentioned to Paul Skeels and Carlos Juarez that I would love to climb up on … Continue reading

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The Christian Eby Tall Case Clock Tale

All day and all night the tall case clock in the corner of the living room in Santa Paula, Calif. ticks.  The pendulum swings and the two weights move slowly down at the end of their chains.  The hands move … Continue reading

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My Rotator Cuff Surgery

I have not been able to type for a while.  Way back in November I got up in the middle of the night, well after the effects of a martini and dinner wine had worn off.  I got light-headed and … Continue reading

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