A Toe
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A Toe

It’s really sad when your big toe gets in the way of falling objects. It’s good for the object, so it doesn’t get hurt and all, but the toe usually comes out a little worse off. Take my toe, for…

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Simply Mad about Gardening
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Simply Mad about Gardening

I’m finding myself slowly turning into a yard-obsessed middle-aged man. Unfortunately, I know nothing of yard work and gardening. My biggest accomplishment thus far is to remember to cut back the lilacs last summer after they finished blooming, but before…

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My Hero
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My Hero

I think the best way to deal with a really difficult week is through the use of humor. Am I right? Yes. Yes, I am so right. So, at the expense of my beautiful sister, Kate, I will amuse myself.…

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Mysterious Object
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Mysterious Object

I found this in the house today. As I blew off the years of dust, I turned it in my fingers, wondering what such an object could have been used for in the olden days? I just love discovering antique…

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My Sage Advice
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My Sage Advice

1. Do not see Horton Hears a Who. 2. Don’t buy a house without figuring out if: A. Both of the showers work. B. The previous owners did or did not befriend a squirrel and feed it from their hands…

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The Find of a Century
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The Find of a Century

Oh my effing god. I knew there was a good reason to scour garbage cans, and I hit the mother load today. My little child and I met my little child’s little friend and my little child’s little friend’s mother,…

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