5 THINGS WE'RE THANKFUL FOR THIS YEAR
- •Might have a chance to use our rainwater catchment system during El Niño
- •Finished off a tree's worth of those damn persimmons
- •Drones giving helicopters much-needed competition for control of L.A.'s skies
- •Finally got our song played on Art Laboe's 'Love Zone'
- •Peaceful dispersal of raccoon family we found in our recycling bin