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Flakes

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Snow Grins

“Let it snow! Let it snow! Let it snow!” ~Jule Styne “Let it stop. Let it stop. Let it stop.” ~Everyone Else Click on any image to enlarge it, or to begin slide show. “I used to be Snow White, … Continue reading

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Pre-Valentine’s Day Notes to Self

We’re heading into the snowiest Valentine’s Day weekend ever. But in the meantime, wife still has to go to work. So I man up and get out there in below-freezing temps (Real Feel: minus 80°) and shovel the driveway. It … Continue reading

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Doubtful Truths and Dubious Advice

Guest Blog by Potatoes and the Promise of More Potatoes When I asked the blogger who goes by the handle masercot his actual name-name, he replied “you can call me Charlie.” In other words, Charlie may or may not be … Continue reading

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Hilarious Customer Reviews

Ever since I had the World’s Most Incompetent Dental Office nearly destroy my mouth last year, and wrote (if I don’t say so myself) a brilliantly snarky review, I’ve had a new appreciation for clever product reviews. You’ll need to … Continue reading

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An Ode to Winter

16 years ago this week, we moved from sunny SoCal to Cincinnati, Ohio. And the view from our windows (above) was exactly the same as it is now. Because it turns out: They have winter here this time every year! … Continue reading

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My Life as a “Wild Indian”

Left: The booming metropolis of Downey, California.   Right: Grandpa Teemley My Real Memoir First off, I apologize for the offensive stereotype in the title. It’s not a reference to Native Americans. It’s what my Grandpa Teemley called me almost from … Continue reading

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How I Invented Coffee

Coffee foam art by Kazuki Yamamoto (worldfullofart.blogspot.com) Full Stomach, Fuller Heart (an occasional series) Unlike my oldest daughter, who as a newborn would have been thrilled if Mommy’s breasts dispensed House Blend and Dark Roast, I had to learn to … Continue reading

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Things You Didn’t Expect To See

Enjoy this gallery of the weird, the witty, the oddly cool and the (sometimes) unexpectedly beautiful. Why? Just because. Although, when it comes to things we hadn’t expected to see, nothing will ever top 2020. Except for maybe 2021. (Click … Continue reading

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My Real Memoir (Maybe)

Those who visit frequently may have noticed that I tend to post memoir entries at the start of each week. These used to be called “Memoir Mondays” because I like alliteration. But lately, for practical reasons (much to the vexation … Continue reading

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