Monthly Archives: January 2008

Three Little Pigs

The story of the three little pigs was first published in the early 1800’s. It was a lesson about wasting time and playing instead of working hard and achieving goals. The two silly pigs were almost eaten by the Big … Continue reading

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Out In The Tules

“Out in the tules” is an old term meaning ‘far away’. The word derives from the indigenous Mexican word tullin, a thick water grass common to the marsh areas of Mexico City and the central valley of California.8″x10″ acrylic on … Continue reading

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Big Boy

Between 1830 and 1948 there were more than 40,000 steam engines built to pull passengers and goods. The largest engines were called “Big Boys” and pulled 32 tons of coal as fuel and 20,000 gallons of water to create steam. … Continue reading

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The Last Tomatoes…..or…… Arivederci Roma

About a week before Christmas, Debi and I picked the last of the green tomatoes before the first freeze. Here it is Jan. 4th and we still have about a dozen left. Pretty amazing to me, but I did some … Continue reading

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