New Year, New Batteries, New Water Filters

New year, new batteries, new water filters. There are lots of things you can do on New Year’s day.   Consider going for a nature walk, starting (or finishing) a project, park in front of the TV and watch football, etc.  I started a tradition a few years ago that I wanted to share with everyone else. Do things that are time sensitive. What kind of things?  How about changing water filters and batteries?  How many of these need to be changed depends on your circumstances. …

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New Improvements for the New Year

Have you thought about improvements for the New Year? It is the time for resolutions and planning what you are going to do differently from last year.  I just realized a few days ago that not only are we entering  a new year, we’re entering a new decade.  That’s like a new year times 10! However, resolutions are for other people. Some years ago I resolved to stop making resolutions.  January 1 has never seemed to me to be a particularly propitious time to pioneer…

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Winter Weather and Comfort Food Go Together

This post isn’t particulary about real estate or the greater Tehachapi area.   Except that for some reason it seems to me that it is, at least peripherally about those things.  What’s the tie-in?  I think that there’s a lot to be said for the sense of “home” that one gets from eating “comfort foods.”  It also seems that for me comfort foods are most appealing in the winter time.  Since I’m currently home-bound and the weather is gray and damp with snow threatening, my…

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