EarlyI was on the road in the dark the other morning, something I do less and less as the years go by. I drove by a neighbor’s house. She’s a teacher…
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BoundariesI was part of a storytelling event last weekend and had to write something with the theme, “Boundaries.” It was fun, in part because I think it’…
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TepeeOn Sunday, Numbers Two and Four came looking for blankets to build a fort. I don’t know how old you have to be before the thought of crouching i…
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ChangesI started out the door the other day, then quickly turned back into the house and put a flannel shirt on over my tee shirt. Somewhere in the pro…
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Me and MkePhase One is complete. My rock wall, the back wall for my planned shack, is done. Seven feet high, twelve feet wide, two feet thick. It wasn’t s…
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Living the DreamIt’s 5:17 a.m. on a Monday and I’m reading the news. The first headline I saw was “Living the Dream.” I’m always ready to find out what I’m miss…
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Winter is coming...My wife harvested her onions, the tomato crop is picking up speed and I noticed the last cucumbers are big and yellow. The champagne yeast is su…
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KnowingWell, there’s ten bucks I’ll never see again. In an effort to shallow up the depths of my ignorance, I bought a book titled, “The Complete Guide…
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