by SmithorJones August 3, 2010 Garden
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But the sunflowers were even taller.

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by SmithorJones July 3, 2010 Gold Country
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Last month we took a drive up to Arnold, while Smitty worked as a Census man.  They were in the “double checking” phase of the census, and this is a quality control call. On a rental cabin. Where nobody actually LIVES. But, they wanted to make sure whoever submitted those details got them straight – […]

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by SmithorJones July 1, 2010 Gold Country
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We went to the coffee house “Common Grounds” in Valley Springs.

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by SmithorJones June 9, 2010 green living
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It’s that time of year again! Of course, I have dedicated friends and family who don’t wait for it to be sunny and warm out – and they diligently use their clotheslines all year. My frugal friend Joanne doesn’t even own a clothes dryer anymore. She’s got a nice cable system set up in her […]

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by SmithorJones May 14, 2010 Video
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by SmithorJones May 13, 2010 JonesGirl
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Have you ever noticed that our pets seem to gravitate towards the guests who aren’t necessarily “pet people”? It rarely ever fails – if we go visit friends, their cats and dogs all are drawn to Smitty. He doesn’t necessarily NOT like critters, he’s just not necessarily a critter person.

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by SmithorJones May 8, 2010 Gold Country
Sonora Joe's

What a pretty day it was.  Perfect weather for being outside.  We went in service in the morning, and then after lunch we went down to the park and took a walk for a bit.  We had planned after that just to go to the local feed store for some ant spray – the little […]

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