Category Archives: A blast from the past

Operation Wetback for all you naysayers.

Want to create some new job openings? This reminder is for those of you who don’t remember and say we can’t send them all back. Yes we can. We don’t need to address the “root cause” of the problem or … Continue reading

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$.60 off diesel price

Safeway gives fuel discounts that are earned by grocery shopping. Lately they have doubled the points of some items. If I shop carefully, I can end up like this – with a 60 cents (or more) discount on fuel. I … Continue reading

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Camping in Yosemite, 2003

We took the only reservations we could get which put us in Lower Meadows Campground. A strange place – no water close by, very spartan yet, walk 300′ and you can get a breakfast buffet, pizza and cocktails. Great views … Continue reading

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Somewhere, just this side of Ely

Our dusty, parched travelers happen upon a sign of life in the midst of mesquite and misery. Major’s Place, somewhere just this side of Ely, Nevada. Warning: Enter at your own risk. And leave as soon as you can. Not … Continue reading

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Kirk Creek Campground

September, 2003, Kirk Creek Camp Ground (south of Monterey) We lucked out getting a site here. We came over the mountains from Mission San Antonio and planned to stay on top. Missed the sign, and before we knew it, we … Continue reading

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