The property to the north of us is a 2 1/2 acre lot owned by some folks from Mexico. In the three years (yes, it has been three years) that we've lived out here, the lot had not been cleared once. I usually don;t care about these things - not my property, not my concern - but we did have a few issues with their trees falling onto our fence and such. Eva kept asking me about when the association was going to do something, and since I am a member of the board, you'd think I'd have some extra pull or something. I don't.
Anyway, our property owner's association does send out reminder letters
to people to make sure they know they need to keep the properties safe
since we are constantly in danger of fire. I guess this year, the
owners got that letter. Our friend Joel Hernandez came out with a crew
and commenced the clearing process. He told us that the owners have no
intention of building any time soon, the property is just an
It got as low as about 28 degrees on early Saturday morning, but soon got up to 38. My sister Susan in Minnesota mocked my shivering saying that they were only 40 degrees cooler than us. I stick with our dysfunctional weather that goes from 82 one day to 32 the next, as long as we can keep it closer to 82 at all times.