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Summer and skeeters

I was sitting outside in the yard the other night and got bit by several mosquitoes. They’re not large robust mosquitoes as in Minnesota and don’t hum much in dry air, but they’re still mosquitoes. Who knows when your lottery ticket is up? Maybe one of them has my name on it.

I recently returned from Minnesota. I don’t recall the dangerous mosquitoes here before – maybe they were still crossing Nevada then. Its just another sign of the end-times. Plagues and rumors of plagues. It makes you realize why Elizabeth Claire Prophet moved her people to the remote Grand Tetons. (Another opportunity lost).

The pleasantness of Grass Valley otherwise more than redeems this biological threat. As President Bush said, Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, er, a, can’t, can’t … fool again.



I have breakfast and lunch out and read the news. I can enjoy both fine times (here) and misdemeanors there in that … Oz on the Potomac. You have to like political doublespeak to follow it all. Oh, well, let the politicos fight over the spoils; its post-high summer here in Grass Valley. Let’s hope their decisions take years to get here.

George Loftus




Grass Valley


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