A little light...I spent a couple weeks doing nothing but eating and coughing, dealing with a mild case of covid. We came out of it just in time to host Thanksgi…
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Interdependent DayMy wife has been working her way through the old episodes of “The West Wing.” I wandered through the living room one day during the scene where …
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EncumbranceI won my election for county commissioner. I’m a little surprised, because we’re having some real health issues in our family, making it hard to…
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Dents, dings, and other scarsI just noticed another dent in my pickup. I don’t know how long it’s been there – it's kind of a crease in the front of the hood. Not a huge sur…
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FlexibilityIt’s seventy degrees and I’m outside painting the siding for my shack. Did I mention it’s the first day in November? That’s about thirty degrees…
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The dog lived...The dog lived. That’s all anyone cares about, really. The cats made it, too. And the chickens, although the chickens are routinely my responsibi…
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CatsMy daughter and son in law are on the road. They’re taking a long-delayed trip to foreign lands, so my wife is babysitting. Cat sitting. She’s a…
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A Good Week...It was a good week. I’m not completely sure why. The weather was perfect, which in some parts of the world is a given, but not necessarily here …
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RichLspq593-rich Independently Speaking Publication Date 10-6-22 I recently read a newspaper article about a young couple shopping for their first h…
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PivotI made what I feel is some excellent pear vinegar. I was trying to make pear cider. You say to-ma-to, I say to-mah-to. Or something like that.
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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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