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Things My Father Taught Me

October 10, 2017
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My father was an extraordinary man. He was an attorney who won 99% of his cases. He played piano like a virtuoso even though he couldn’t read a note of music. He was extremely well-read.…

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Expert advice on window glazing from a novice.

October 5, 2017
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When we bought our second old house 11 years ago, it needed some serious TLC. The least of our problems was the broken window glass in the basement stairwell door, which I “temporarily” fixed with…

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My life-saving earthworm story.

September 19, 2017
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Last spring, as I was taking a walk on a drizzly morning, I was attacked by earthworms.  No, they didn’t mug me.  And it wasn’t like a swarm of bees – they didn’t actually touch…

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Is that a dog?

July 12, 2017
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Years ago, we had new neighbors move in to the upstairs apartment in the house next door. One Saturday afternoon shortly after the couple had moved in, I saw them out with their dog on…

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More wisdom from inanimate objects

May 17, 2017
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Last year, I wrote a post about how inanimate objects around the house can teach us about life, if we allow ourselves to “listen.” Since then, more everyday items have spoken to me (figuratively, that…

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Life lessons from inanimate objects

September 7, 2016
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Some people may have learned all they need to know about life from their dog, cat, cow or toddler. But I started looking around and—eureka!—I discovered even inanimate objects around the house have something to…

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