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I’ll Fly Away With You

We had a great day at the Redlands Sustainability Festival this last weekend! Lot’s of community support and the music was really fun: Third Stream Crossing, me, Rullion and Roche & Friends.

Got seven tons to move this week
And seven in the hole
Seven more before I’m done
And I can — fly away with you

Chorus (2x)
I’ll fly away — I’ll fly a–way,
Yes, I’ll — fly away with you.

Verse 2
Gotta — climb this hill to reach the sun, — only a
Few more steps to go.
I’ll just — run this race but when I’m done,
I’ll fly away with you.

Verse 3
Monday’s saddled with the Tuesday blues
Wednesday’s in the cold.
Thursday child ain’t wearin’ shoes — Friday,
I’ll fly away with you.

Verse 4
Nightbird calls and though I sigh
Can’t stop before I’m through
I’ll dig this grave before I die,
And I can — fly away with you.


Follow Your North Star

This past month has been one where I’ve felt a little lost, even while I felt like I knew exactly where I was going. I did all the ‘right’ things; crossing all the T’s and dotting all the I’s but I felt a little empty and inadequate at the end of every day. Too much on my plate and no brakes to say ‘no.’ I was sorry every week to miss the opportunity to say ‘Hey’ to you guys.


Don’t Fear the Egg

This week has been cold and rainy and a little grey. And this is the week that Annie, our giant chicken, laid her first egg. It was a little alarming for her and her chicken friend, Lucy and they clucked the whole time.


Love Thy Frickin’ Self

I woke up this morning a little under the weather and the urge to stay in, under covers and just be. And here I am typing away at you guys. That’s cause I’m being led down a rabbit hole – a helpful one and have an urge to share.

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Selecting text on my iPhone has always been frustrating, but it’s been especially so since they stopped magnifying the text when you long press it. What I didn’t know, until recently, is that Apple updated the way the cursor works in iOS 12 — two years ago!


Ants vs Owl

None of us is the yogi on the mountain or the unflappable guru. We’ve got lives and reactions to life, families, businesses, emergencies and troubles.

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Tech Tip: Remove Text Formatting in Windows

Do you ever have a need to remove formatting from text before pasting it into Word or some other document software? I do this all the time in my design work, and I needed a way to do this in Windows 10.

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