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From Fake Boom to Real Bust

More is revealed with each passing day.  You can count on it.  But what exactly the ‘more is of’ requires careful discrimination.  Is the ‘more’ merely more noise?  Or is it something of actual substance?  Today we endeavor to pass … Continue reading

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Pray for Rain

Here in the Golden State everything’s brown.  The hillsides are dry and the scrubland vegetation’s a giant tinderbox.  Sierra snowpack is only 12 percent of normal…the lowest it’s ever been since California began keeping records in 1960. The wildfires don’t … Continue reading

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Jerry’s Definitive Moonshot

Southern California has wonderful weather.  Within the coastal zone it’s especially wonderful.  The sun shines bright every day, there’s low humidity, and a cool breeze wafts off the Pacific Ocean making things perfectly pleasant.  You just can’t beat it. But … Continue reading

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Mandated Scarcity in the Land of Fruits and Nuts

Last Wednesday night, following the Presidential debate, we stepped outside our back stoop and were greeted with the displeasure of a sulfurous odor.  It singed our nose hairs.  It burned our eyes.  We could practically taste it. At first we … Continue reading

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