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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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Arrowroot = Recliners, Maybe

In two previous blogs, I wrote about Carenen family shopping experiences; specifically, mine. There was the 7-minute suit and the nails and oven entries. Today, I’d like to expand the source of these blogs and include my long-suffering wife, Lisa, … 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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Not my kind of suds…

After decades of dormancy, it emerged again, fangs and claws ripping into my memory, long dormant. “It” is shampoo.What’s scary about shampoo? Here’s the history. A while back, when our daughters were teenagers, I was sent to the supermarket to … Continue reading

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Cozy Consolidation

We are now living full time in our country cottage up against the mountain, woods all around, a lovely meadow out the front door, and nice neighbors halfway up Paris Mountain who fire weapons on Saturday afternoons. In other words, … Continue reading

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The Marriage Bed

Women live longer than men. It has been documented all over the place. In the United States, the average life span for women is 117.4 years. For married men in the United States, the life span is 23.6 years, after … Continue reading

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