Monthly Archives: November 2010

Digging potatoes

November 23, 2010 Callahan, California Justin, Jack and Joni get to work, while I pulled the chicken wire off the potato plot and started looking for boxes to put the potatoes in.  Originally the chicken wire was to keep the … Continue reading

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Veteran’s Day services at Callahan Cemetery

Photos from Nov. 11, 2010, Callahan, California American Legion Perry Harris Post #260 pose for the camera — just after the fog lifted and the sun gave some warmth. Bruce Hurlbut stands at attention. Commander Jim Smith addresses the crowd, … Continue reading

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Etna Veterans’ Day Parade held Nov. 6, 2010

The day started with the typical November fog, but by 10 a.m. gorgeous weather, blue skies and warm temps greeted the 10th Etna Veterans’ Parade on Nov. 6, 2010. Karen Wresch has been organizing the Etna Veterans’ Parade for most … Continue reading

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Still autumn in November

Yep, this is Callahan in the fall, only it was like 58 degrees today, even if the sky looks like it should be a chilly 40, which would be more normal. Usually by this time of year, we have had … Continue reading

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End of October garden

One of the three giant pumpkins that grew until the hard freeze of 21 degrees on the morning of Oct. 27, 2010.  We made it into a Jack-O-Lantern for my granddaughter.  To see the Jack-O-Lantern, check out:  www.lizbowen.wordpress.com Dahlias that … Continue reading

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Etna dried beans

Got about 5 cups of dried beans from the nine plants that germinated last spring, grew and then let go dry by not irrigating. These look like pinto beans, but have more red in them.  Cooked a pot of chile … Continue reading

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