February 8, 2017
by cablackmar@yahoo.com
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Monday Sabbath (Forced and Fair)

After years of drought and an El Nino year last year when ocean temperatures were so warm that a wall of heat prevented expected rains from reaching California, we have been blessed with water this year. The whole land is … Continue reading

December 30, 2016
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Miracles do Happen: How my baby helped me achieve my 2016 New Years Resolution at the 11th Hour

It’s a bit unfashionable to talk about last year’s New Year’s resolution at the end of the year, when we’d rather gaze starry-eyed at the novel hopes we have for the year ahead.  I (like everyone) am a chronic breaker … Continue reading

November 18, 2015
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Lego Jewelry Box

Sometimes a gift box is in order–for example, when you spend $200 on craigslist to purchase a clan of discontinued Harry Potter lego mini figures for your 7 year old’s birthday.  As crazy as that sounds, I bet the gift … Continue reading