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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Concrete“Working on the shack.” That’s my answer lately if anyone asks what I’m doing. It’s not completely accurate – I do lots of other stuff, but when…
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Walk a ways...As I chatted with a friend, I noticed she had two small earrings in the inner part of her ears. I knew a guy who had the same thing, because as …
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Summertime“Summertime and the livin’ is easy...” I sing that song a lot. Ask my family. If they can get past the trauma flashbacks, they’ll be glad to tel…
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StoneWell, it’s the first week in July and I’m three months behind on my summer schedule. That’s nothing new. I’m twenty-six years behind on my campa…
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DesperateIt’s a soft and pleasant Fourth of July morning. I don’t know when the rain started coming down. I dimly noticed the sound of drops on the windo…
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Teachable MomentWas I really wearing a long-sleeved flannel shirt last week? Why, yes. Yes, I was. In my defense, it was only 92 degrees. When the thermometer h…
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ShorterLast night I told my wife, “Just think, this week the days are going to start getting shorter. Winter is coming, baby!” She looked at me with an…
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