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National Steinbeck Center #3 - Salinas, California

The motorhome is parked at Moose Lodge #876 in Del Rey Oaks near Monterey, California.

Mary continues to be occupied with personal business. I am now not expecting to see her again until I arrive at her home in Murphys, California about the third week in April.  556 more words

Definition 166 Pencils

Pencils were first mass-produced in Nuremberg, Germany, in 1662, and the Industrial Revolution of the 19th century really allowed the manufacture to flourish.

Before he became known for Walden and “Civil Disobedience,” Henry David Thoreau and his father were famous for manufacturing the hardest, blackest pencils in the United States. 63 more words

Family

National Steinbeck Center #2 - Salinas, California

The motorhome is parked at Moose Lodge #876 in Del Rey Oaks near Monterey, California.

Mary continues to be occupied with personal business. I am now not expecting to see her again until I arrive at her home in Murphys, California about the third week in April.  558 more words

Josh and Franco

While we’ve been toiling away wishing for more Mockingjay Part 2 news, the principle cast of our favorite franchise have all gone off and got them selves some fancy new gigs. 256 more words

Film

Rearview Mirror for 3/29/2015

Sunday: I look forward to driving Coco to orchestra rehearsal. I get to work on my book at a bakery with great coffee and free WiFi. 250 more words

Writers Write

National Steinbeck Center #1 - Salinas, California

The motorhome is parked at Moose Lodge #876 in Del Rey Oaks near Monterey, California.

Mary continues to be occupied with personal business. I am now not expecting to see her again until I arrive at her home in Murphys, California about the third week in April.  586 more words

Parenting and Pondering

“…Mary treasured up all these things and pondered them in her heart.”

(Luke 2:19)

I have always been somewhat contemplative.  As a kid, I spent lots of time in the woods, occasionally shooting squirrels, but mostly thinking.   1,056 more words

Prayer