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