Phyllis’ 105th Birthday!!

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Dec 292015
 

Today was Phyl­lis’ birth­day. Thanks to daugh­ter Car­ol a very nice par­ty took place in the after­noon. Here are a few images from the par­ty (click on any to view a larg­er size) fol­lowed by two nice videos. There are more images if you’d like. Click here to view them.

Here Phyl­lis and Gem sing Phyl­lis’ favorite, Always:

And Gem leads the par­ty in Hap­py Birth­day:

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Phyl­lis blow­ing out birth­day can­dles for the 105th time.

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A ride to Ventura passing some burned
areas from the Solimar Fire

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areas from the Solimar Fire
Dec 282015
 

I rode down to Ven­tu­ra today to see what dam­age the Soli­mar Fire had done and took these images along the way. Click on any of them for a larg­er view. All the bar­ren hill­sides will not fare well if the El Nino comes on as pre­dict­ed.

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