5 THINGS WE'RE THANKFUL FOR THIS YEAR

  1. 1.
    Might have a chance to use our rainwater catchment system during El Niño
  2. 2.
    Finished off a tree's worth of those damn persimmons
  3. 3.
    Drones giving helicopters much-needed competition for control of L.A.'s skies
  4. 4.
    Finally got our song played on Art Laboe's 'Love Zone'
  5. 5.
    Peaceful dispersal of raccoon family we found in our recycling bin