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Blogging, Snake-style

I hate snakes.  I don’t even like the useful ones, like blacksnakes, who supposedly eat rodents, copperheads (folklore, I believe), and ATF employees because the main purpose for all snakes is this – scare the bejeezus out of me the … Continue reading

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If you buy a gardner a hose…

My long-suffering wife has a wonderful garden that keeps us supplied with fresh veggies for months and months, not to mention blueberries and figs.  She does the raised beds thing, and thoroughly enjoys getting dirt under her fingernails and bringing … Continue reading

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Confounded by Constrictor

I was busy writing when my long-suffering wife, Lisa, called to me from the front porch. “Lily’s found a really big snake!” Lily is our rescue dog, one year old, part terrier and part pit, and she is smart. Anyway, … Continue reading

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Black Beauty

Yesterday I was watering the garden. This is something my long-suffering wife usually does since she’s the one with the green thumb that leads to a bumper crop of fresh vegetables. But she wasn’t available and had asked me to … Continue reading

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Nailed it!

The response to my male shopping blog last week was so overwhelming, I have decided to do a short series of blogs about shopping habits of myself and my long-suffering wife, Lisa. A few decades ago, we purchased an abandoned … Continue reading

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Seasonal Shopping Disorder

I’m afraid the main reason for the season around the end of December is, for many people, shopping. We’re all familiar with people being stomped to death fighting over bargains, shoppers shattering glass doors of Big Box stores to beat … Continue reading

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Mulching My Way Back To You

     My wife, beautiful and brainy, almost always makes wise decisions.  I say “almost” because her discernment escaped once briefly when I proposed marriage, she agreed, I instantly offered a diamond ring, and she slid it on her finger, sealing … Continue reading

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