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Deep Thoughts (While Avoiding Weekend Chores)

An occasional frequent weekly series I have a theory. Bear with me, it’s kind of crazy, I know, but… What if conspiracy theories are actually just conspiracy theories? I’m back from the supermarket. This is always challenging for me. Not … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Autumn. Hello, Fall.

Why does this season have two names? Dictionaries devote multiple paragraphs to the answer. I can do it in two pictures: AUTUMN FALL Any questions? Good. Now get back to raking! For years now, I’ve engaged in a fall ritual … Continue reading

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Weekend Chores

Me Doing Weekend Chores “I’ve been looking over the list of spring chores I made up last fall, and darned if they aren’t fall chores, after all.” ~Robert Breault “Normal Person’s Weekly Chore List: 1. Clean kitchen 2. Clean bathroom … Continue reading

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Woohoo! I Got a New Hedge Trimmer!

Our front and back yards desperately need trimming: I’ve been using the old-fashioned method, and it’s just not that effective. So, I bought a new hedge trimmer! Here’s me Before, and me Now: I’m so excited! Here’s a bush I … Continue reading

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Deep Thoughts (While Avoiding Weekend Chores)

Useful New Terms: Ambibiguity: The ability to make indecipherable gestures with either or both hands. Pontypical: Something the Pope says on a regular basis. Carcasm: Snide remarks my car makes behind my back. Catskills*: Chasing invisible intruders; fitting on windowsills … Continue reading

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Oh, Me of Little Faith!

Saturday chores: This is just so wrong. My wife expects me to vacuum before there’s any actual proof of need! When I do something I want to know I’ve made the world a better place, rescued it from imminent destruction. … Continue reading

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Deep Thoughts (While Avoiding Weekend Chores)

Some Useful Terms: Ambibiguity: The ability to make indecipherable gestures with either or both hands. Pontypical: Something the Pope says on a regular basis. Billigrams: The amount of weight an evangelist carries with God (R. J. Thomas). Carcasm:  Snide remarks … Continue reading

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