Monthly Archives: June 2012

‘green,’ or Green? the epilogue

I’d like to tell you that as I set my motorcycle-booted foot across the threshold of the City Hall meeting room last March, ‘Bad to the Bone’ began to play out of nowhere.  I wish I could say that I … Continue reading

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Forbidden Harvest

About a year ago I took a couple evenings and replaced part of the confinement fence with several large cedar-and-metal troughs I made.  The long-term plan was to have a place where we could grow things not allowed under our property restrictions.  … Continue reading

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Dog stories

I read, years ago, that people tell stories about dogs that they want to reflect positively back upon themselves.  Dogs that run into burning buildings to save children, dogs that teach themselves a comical trick: the story you tell about … Continue reading

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