Posts Tagged ‘ Summer ’

Pulling The Horse Muscle, or Break In the Saddle Again

November 12, 2018
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“Would you like to go on a trail ride?” my wife asked in August. (Yeah, I know. It’s taken me this long to recover from the emotional trauma enough to write about it.) Do you…

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Maybe for vacation we should book a hospital room

September 1, 2018
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Right after Labor Day we’ll be on “vacation”. The quotes are because our vacations in recent years have been of the kind people need a vacation to recover from. I do wish I could go…

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Marketing Your Dog

August 8, 2018
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In full-throated summer, colorful, chaotic farmers markets offer a hot weather oasis where you can shop for locally produced, organically grown corn while your dog is torn apart by vicious, unsupervised hellhounds. While such incidents…

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Can turnip upstage overrated pumpkin?

September 11, 2017
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In case you are in denial about the approach of autumn or in a coma, it’s time to wake up and smell the pumpkins. These orange egomaniacs are encroaching on summer like Christmas usurps Halloween,…

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It Can’t Be Labor Day… I Have to Go Swimming!

August 30, 2017
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During the summer, my husband Jon and I go to our local swim club on Sunday mornings to do some laps. We aim for 10:30, when the gates open. That guarantees we won’t have to…

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Back to school means no more fun

August 25, 2017
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Summer has come to an end, which means the fun is over. They were there for good times in the mornings on days I went to work late, and they were there when I got…

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Germs or Motes? Waiting for the Frost

August 1, 2017
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I’ve been feeling crappy the last several days: either an oncoming summer cold or a bad allergy attack (and/or lack of sleep This is a third shift worker’s go-to explanation for everything). Considering all the…

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There are rules to obey on a trip to Disneyland

July 28, 2017
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There are rules to obey on a trip to Disneyland

We said we’d wait at least another decade before going back to Disneyland after the last exhausting visit, but there we were, only two years later, going back. Such a reversal in not without precedent.…

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Do These Pictures Bug You?

October 5, 2016
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I miss summer already, and it’s still mostly summer out. Still, there’s one thing good thing about cold weather—no bugs. I’d rather have insects than winter (spiders aren’t technically insects), but yeah, they do bug…

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Could we at least finish summer, first?

September 8, 2016
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September Sixth is the day I first saw Christmas items on the shelf of a local store. September Sixth. Well over a quarter of a year before Christmas. And yes, I have now been banned…

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