Home Schooled

I learned something from my shower: yesterday was the 50th anniversary of the debut of Sesame Street on PBS. I’ll bet you don’t learn these kinds of things from your shower. My shower, which is special in every sense of the word, comes with an FM radio, and somewhere along the way recently I finally […]

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To The Stars

I played hooky yesterday morning, watching a Star Trek movie on TV just like I had nothing else in the world going on. This may have been the first Saturday since we got serious about moving that I’ve done anything like that. I saw that Star Trek: Generations, which handed the movie franchise off from […]

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Carrying On

Yesterday one of my many friends named Bob apparently clawed his way back from Death’s doorstep. Again. He has been camped on the front porch for the better part of a year, or longer, and there he remains, but not right on the sill where he has ventured more times than all the cats he […]

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Projects Awry

It may be beyond my genetic make-up to put in a full day at work, and it is beginning to look like I will never be done abandoning work to tend to new-house projects. Yesterday morning I spoke with the tow truck driver who was going to move our shed, and he was going to […]

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In My Hands

It’s a weird thing, to hold a human life in your hands. This happened to me yesterday, from a quarter I never expected. I came back from voting to work, where two people I didn’t recognize were waiting to talk to me. Turns out, while I’d never met them, I was quite familiar with their […]

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Saga of the Shed

I realize I’ve been slacking on my blogging. I’ve spent most of my non-Daylight Saving Time sleeping, like a hibernating bear. Time changes mess with me. Yesterday while we were eating lunch, Lynn looked out our windows and exclaimed, almost indignantly, “There’s a shed!” Sure enough, heading down Kokanee (Road? Street? Avenue?) was a pick-up […]

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Hollow-een

Lynn and I did something quite novel two nights ago: we sat in our house with the lights on. On Halloween. This is the first year in decades that I have not been in the Palisades subdivision, where Halloween is A Thing. Not necessarily planned or wanted by residents, but a Big Thing for all […]

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