Monthly Archives July 2013

LDPOA TO IMPOSE FINES ON MEMBERS?

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THE MANY FACES OF

APPOINTED LDPOA DIRECTOR

JULIE LIMBOCKER

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TEAM PHOTOGRAPHS POSTED BY THE LIMBOCKERS

A JULIE LIMBOCKER PHOTOGRAPH

88% GPA?
“My prior life experiences included 11 years in law enforcement as a Sheriffs Deputy with a graduation from the police academy at an 88% GPA.” Julie Limbocker, Century 21 M&M Assoc. real estate advertisement.         http://www.realestateagent.com/Julie-Limbocker.html
—Grammar, spelling, and punctuation aside, when someone advertises they are educated and responsible enough to represent the interests of others you might expect they would properly list their own  accomplishments.   Sure hope Julie is more competent in representing real estate clients than she is her own background because ANY STUDENT with a modicum understanding of grades knows GPA stands for GRADE POINT AVERAGE and is not expressed as a percentage.   later, Lew

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LDPOA TO IMPOSE FINES ON MEMBERS?

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CLICK MENU ITEM “LDPOA TO IMPOSE FINES ON MEMBERS?” (ABOVE)  FOR MORE INFORMATION

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THE MANY FACES OF

APPOINTED LDPOA DIRECTOR

JULIE LIMBOCKER

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TEAM PHOTOGRAPHS POSTED BY THE LIMBOCKERS

A JULIE LIMBOCKER PHOTOGRAPH

88% GPA?
“My prior life experiences included 11 years in law enforcement as a Sheriffs Deputy with a graduation from the police academy at an 88% GPA.” Julie Limbocker, Century 21 M&M Assoc. real estate advertisement.         http://www.realestateagent.com/Julie-Limbocker.html
—Grammar, spelling, and punctuation aside, when someone advertises they are educated and responsible enough to represent the interests of others you might expect they would properly list their own  accomplishments.   Sure hope Julie is more competent in representing real estate clients than she is her own background because ANY STUDENT with a modicum understanding of grades knows GPA stands for GRADE POINT AVERAGE and is not expressed as a percentage.   later, Lew

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MEET EICHHORNIA CRASSIPES

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Interesting how some things appear attractive at first blush but are actually dangerous and destructive.

I have maintained this plant in various water containers for many years because of the beautiful flowers and great amphibian environment. Thought it was just a “water lily” until curiosity prompted a little research as to its true name. Wow, what an education!

Rather than repeating the same 411, here’s some information on Water Hyacinth, or Eichhornia crassipes, in California:

http://www.cal-ipc.org/ip/management/ipcw/pages/detailreport.cfm@usernumber=45&surveynumber=182.php

Needless to say, emptying aquarium plants (and/or animals) in natural water ways is prohibited because of the propensity for non-native species domination and ultimate destruction of the aquatic environment.

I also read Hyacinth is used in the manufacturing of wicker type furniture and as a major compost ingredient.  The reproduction rate of the plant is incredible so periodic removal is helpful in maintaining the pond.

[Stepping on a discarded plant dried in the Sun is like walking on bubble wrap due to the plant’s bulbs “popping” when compressed under foot. Kind of gross when walking in the dark and then feeling a soft “POP” under your foot …….. was that a Tarantula? Yuck!]

ANYWAY, hope you all have a fun filled Safe and Sane Fourth of July absent any negative contact with invasive non-native plants and/or animals.

My best to you and yours, Lew

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COMMENT CONCERNING COMET COINCIDENCE

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Interesting how life experiences unfold sometimes. A few months ago I was given four fish which were identified as KOI. (Three Orange with white spots and bands and one primarily white.) Unfortunately, one of the orange ones disappeared from the outdoor pond almost immediately but the remaining three proved to be quite prolific producing numerous fry (young fish). When I say numerous I mean hundreds of them! (The parents, and other predators, consume the young ones and thus keep the pond population down.)

I was surfing the internet for images of KOI fry (to rule out the possibility the offspring might be another species previously habituating the pond) when I began to doubt they were KOI at all because they did not have the mustache like “barbels” that KOI do.

INFORMATION ON THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN GOLDFISH AND KOI:

http://www.differencebetween.net/science/difference-between-koi-and-goldfish/

Later a friend of mine checked with a pet store and was advised they were a specialty bred Goldfish called Fancy Comet. Here’s some 411 on Comet Goldfish:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comet_(goldfish)

You know, it doesn’t really matter what they are because watching them is rather relaxing.

ANYWAY, no big deal, just thought it peculiar: losing Comet my long time geriatric pet cat then inadvertently ending up with a pond full of Comets.

My best to you and yours, Lew

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