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In Praise of Snow Plows

February 18, 2018
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I live on a state highway, so I generally wait to shovel my front sidewalk until after the plows have gone through. (Okay, the neighbor’s been snow blowing my front sidewalk, having apparently taken pity…

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Starman and the Space Roadster, Or: Musk to Mars!

February 12, 2018
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When I was supposed to be sleeping the other day I woke up with a stomach ache (long story), and went downstairs for some soda crackers and 7 Up. (They’re called soda crackers, so you…

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Stop The Snow … And the Disney Songs

February 9, 2018
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I first posted this a couple of years ago, but it seemed really appropriate today, since as I type this there’s a winter storm raging outside. I hate winter storms. Well, only if I have…

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Surviving The Fire, But Not the Move

January 28, 2018
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My wife and I, through no fault of our own, had to fill our SUV with boxes this weekend and take them to our house. (The boxes were full–otherwise, what would be the point?) Okay,…

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When Your Car Is Smarter Than You

January 17, 2018
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I totally loved my last car, so it’s ironic that it got totaled, which I didn’t love. Normally I’m not one of those who falls madly in love with automobiles. They’re just something to get…

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Everybody Jokes About The Weather, But Only the Desperate Move

January 10, 2018
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Somebody asked me the other day why I don’t write humor columns about the weather these days. It’s the same reason why I don’t make many political jokes: They’re just not funny anymore. I’ve endured…

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I hope you winter lovers are satisfied

December 29, 2017
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Well, everybody wanted a white Christmas. There you go, if you live around here: White Christmas. So, Christmas is over now. It can all … un-whiten up. Here, let me check the forecast. Nope. Some…

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T’was the Poem Before Christmas

December 22, 2017
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I’ve been going through all the boxes of old paperwork in my garage attic—there were a lot of them—and I stumbled across one of my old columns. How old? Well, so old it’s never appeared…

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Making the Holidays More Holiday-ish

November 23, 2017
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Just a little fun from last year … or was it the year before? All these holidays tend to blur together … I always feel a little disjointed when the holidays arrive. I’m never ready…

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Nice Fall, Have a Good Trip

October 27, 2017
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It was a strange day, in that I did home maintenance work, but didn’t get hurt. Not exactly. I closed all the storm windows, and replaced some screens. I still have creases in some of…

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