Monthly Archives: November 2010

The Adventures of Painting!

Hanging Container Holder Update-Painting! Well, all three of the Hanging Container Holders (HCH) seem to be holding up so I decided the next step was to paint them.   But what color.  Hmm.  That is a tough one.  At first I … Continue reading

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More Hanging Container Holders

More Hanging Container Holders Well, It has been a week or so and my first Hanging Container Holder did not fall off the wall.  I personally take this as a success, so I decided to build two more. Here they … Continue reading

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Hanging Container Holder

Hanging Container Holder Marhaba! (welcome in Arabic) If you are new here to Desert Patrol Blog, I discuss and show photos of desert climate gardening and traveling.  Here is a project I am working on.  I have a lot of … Continue reading

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A funny thing happened on the way to the bathroom …

Water-A precious resource in a Desert Climate See, in my current desert climate living situation I have water, which I am very grateful for, but it is rationed.  The first week I was here I said in my mind, “It … Continue reading

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Adapt And Overcome

Usually, after humility and  S.T.O.P. have been applied, A.A.O. which stands for Adapt And Overcome comes in real handy.  In other words, stop beating your head against a wall.  Look up, look right or left. Say, look at that, the … Continue reading

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Learn from my mistakes

Learn from my mistakes! A scientist once told me he learns as much from an experiment that goes wrong as one that goes well.  I have dwelt on this for some time and I think now I realize how this … Continue reading

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STOP-Stop, Think, Observe, Plan

The rescue acronym S.T.O.P., which stands for Stop, Think, Observe, Plan is invaluable.  If you are web savvy, type this in and you will find thousands of websites dealing with this.  Here is what the website, “Equipped To Survive, a … Continue reading

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