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46.06ºN 118.32ºW
Unseasonably warm, 60ºs, sunny, nice walking weather & pleased to report the dog is footsore. We shove on.
Aviary construction proceeds at good rate. Spring cleaning, night drains by fire crews of hydrants to flush system when water abundant. Flush debris out of storm system. Good city maintenance practices. 

Most of the citizen complaints involve issues of building atop ancient alluvial gravel bars—in the first place. That happens to be where floods happen. Twenty years ago this week, 1996. is easily recalled. I built a flood resistant house near the Touchet River by the Waitsburg Grange on Highway 12. From Buttercup Hill, to my south, to the Huntsville Road, north, about a half mile, under inches to feet of water. Flowing, no, rushing past six inches outside the wall outside my south windows, at knee height. Inside, over three days of constant pressure against tarps & bales against outside doors, I'd contained about 3/4 of an inch of mud, within 12 feet of each outside door. A single story garage & shop allowed me outdoor access to view. I had film, a camera, & dead batteries. Same damn thing happened when I was atop Lewis Peak & St Helen's exploded. Just as well. The experience itself was awesome beyond any photograph. 
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Walk to park.
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Thank you +Manuel T Ortega 
So do I.
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Another example of humanity's short-term thinking
Despite efforts to slow the facility’s decline and correct structural problems, Kariba Dam is crumbling; a dam collapse at the site would prove disastrous for the entire region. Credit Photograph by Jekesai Njikizana / AFP / Getty
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My father's mother's family—
History of Dague brothers/relationships of immigrants on the Eastern Branch. Early Dague family letters, wills, tombstone photographs, property maps. Researched by Carrie Dague and published by Carrie Dague, " ...to all members of the Dague "Clan.", 1938. Author never Copyright her work. 
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Here, its said with a long A. DAYg
I avoid the day-to-day news. I read long-form magazines. The New Yorker, The Atlantic for a few.
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Samuel Jennings, December 1648-July 1708
History of New Jersey, Samuel Smith, 1765
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"But life, he argues, is not about avoiding suffering."
Memoirs rarely tremble with such life as when expressing their author’s death. Credit Illustration by Min Heo
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I thought so, too. +Roger Parkinson 
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56ºF/13ºC light wind from W
Progress continues at increasing rate. 
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Cross quarter day, Pioneer Park Aviary construction. update
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Yes. And the aviary is taking shape.
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Be it remembered on the first day of February 1843…
#1749840 SLFHL
The first film I ordered, years ago, at the local Family Center. 
Love, Thanks & Gratitude to JOYCE.PAF 15 March 2000. 
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The history of me. For my cousins, all the millions of them. All that is needful is done. 
"We cannot live on the past, the world moves on carrying the generations to their graves with all their hopes their happiness and their sorrows."
This is what I found when I looked. Color plates omitted. 
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Oregon Public Broadcasting
They've broadcast call-in program much of morning, message from the Governor, etc. 
I'm listening to OPBs Special 2hr 28m podcast from their news division. I'm ten minutes in & what & who remain sounds like a simmering bloodbath. The most radical are still in the building calling those who surrendered cowards. 
The latest news and updates about the armed occupation at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Harney County, Oregon.
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I'm listening to OPBs Special 2hr 28m podcast from their news division. I'm ten minutes in & what remains sounds like a simmering bloodbath. The most radical are still in the building calling those who surrendered cowards. 
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CASCADE MOUNTAINS AVALANCHE DANGER!
Mountain Rainfall of 5 INCHES & greater is expected. Check Local Flood Advisories
The Washington & Oregon Cascades have >100% of normal snowfall. An warm atmospheric river is arriving & flooding expected on coastal and inland rivers fed from the mountains. 
Photos of walks in the recent warm days. We just returned from the park where the aviary construction nears completion. It's overcast & 50ºF. Showers began Tuesday night & continued until 11:00 this morning. Above freezing.
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Yes, +Roger Parkinson , they're paperboard forms for piers for some of the medium size masts that will be held in place by concrete, the paper will rot away. There looks to be several tiers of masts towards the center & tallest masts that hold the fabric.
The old aviary looked designed by a very intelligent college student. The City was nice enough to allow it, so far as I can tell, without a plan.
This is elegantly designed. Ideal for class size groups to assemble and move on pavement. Before, in portions, it was verge & was muddy this time of year. In just a few more days, here. It's muddy now—it'll be soup. Thankfully, warm enough to sod or seed for tough turf by June. 
There are large windows in the adjacent offices, where they face the incubators so we can watch the daily struggle & success, sometimes not. They must plan to have the birds in place for breeding season.
Another destination is added to our local roadside attractions.
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