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Long-eared owl at NASA Launch Complex 41. Free Use Photo

EXPLORING NATURE: POPULAR BIRDS

What is the most popular bird in the Unites States? Well, the bald eagle is a strong candidate for that honor – after all, it is our national bird. It is definitely an imposing specimen and builds an imposing nest. One nest in Florida was 20 feet deep and 9.5 feet wide and weighed almost three tons. Wow.

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A Word About Recycling with Ollie Maier

Last week we referenced an article from Resource Recycling that spoke of how the recycling programs in three cities were coping with the virus. We covered a large one (New York) and a small one (Fort Collins, Colorado), but didn’t get to the medium one (our Austin, Texas). We also didn’t get to another article mentioning how it was affecting another Texas city, Temple.

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THE JOURNEY CONTINUES: LABOR DAY

From my journey, I will pay honor to the Labor Movement and the contributions its workers have given to the making of America. I associate labor with workers and getting physically tired. Recently on my way to Redwood, I passed by a bridge construction site where I observed men hard at work. It was very hot, and I recalled that I also did bridge construction work, tying rebar throughout my college years. Right off the farm, I entered the work force essentially unskilled and was happy to have the job.

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Creative Innovations

Sometimes the challenges of a difficult time can bring about innovations that change our lives and our ways of thinking. Thinking along those lines, it can be said that 2020 has presented us with a multitude of opportunities in which people have had to use creative problem solving in order to address these present issues.

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Above, Cody's Bistro's Blackened Redfish Tacos which was served with avocado, pickled onion, Brussels sprout slaw and a chimichurri aioli. The tacos were nestled on top of 2 corn-flour tortillas and served with black beans and rice. Below, Brian’s Burger. An 8 oz. Kobe beef creation named after a former bartender of the establishment several years ago. Daily Record photos by Nick Castillo & Lance Winter

Foodie Friday: Cody's Bistro

There’s just something particularly swanky when you walk into Cody’s Bistro. 

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