• BATTLE OF THE BOWL

    The Best Laid Plans… The mood, I imagine, around the PTF homestead mimics that of the recently defeated USC football team at the Rose Bowl…. Over the past few days we…


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  • "ACT OUTSIDE THE BOX"

    We hear so much these days for us to “think outside the box.” But then what? Jules has for years come to a conclusion that it’s time for us…


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  • “ACT OUTSIDE THE BOX”

    We hear so much these days for us to “think outside the box.” But then what? Jules has for years come to a conclusion that it’s time for us…


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  • NEW BEGINNINGS

    As the new year approaches it’s traditional to take a look back at the year in review. I like to share with you a few highlight from this year…


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  • RAIN!

    Winter weather has finally arrived. A huge rain storm is moving our way!   Rain is expected to start on Friday with heavy rainfall on Saturday. They are even predicting…


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  • ODDS & ENDS

    The warm weekend that was predicted never materialized instead we are experiencing foggy, partly cloudy and sometimes drizzly weather. The drizzle isn’t much, but heavier rain is expected sometime…


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  • ODDS & ENDS

    The warm weekend that was predicted never materialized instead we are experiencing foggy, partly cloudy and sometimes drizzly weather. The drizzle isn’t much, but heavier rain is expected sometime…


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  • ORANGE BOWL

    Oranges ready for juicing The orange harvest is a blessing at this time of year. We’ve been making refreshing and delicious OJ and drinking it throughout the day….


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  • ANOTHER STEP FORWARD

    WATER-LESS LOO “The typical American uses 13,000 gallons of water each year to remove a mere 165 gallons of body ‘waste.'” “There are two kinds of people in the world,…


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  • FREEDOM'S PATH

    Backyard progress A Farmer depends on himself, and the land and the weather. If you’re a farmer, you raise what you eat, you raise what you wear,…


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