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A month ago I blogged about the new fence that was installed around the perimeter of our pond to keep geese away. It’s done a marvelous job, although neither the fence nor I are letting down our guards. The geese
… finish reading Fence Update
We are new neighbors, but I’m already crazy about you. I love looking out my piano room windows each morning to make sure you’re still there. Even though you’re becoming invisible as I grow accustomed to you, I’ll
… finish reading Letter to a Fence
Anybody who’s on Facebook knows that “Like” is no longer merely “Like.” Now you can add an emoji to your “Like” to express such feelings as love, laughter, sadness, astonishment, and anger. But those are the only five emotions you
… finish reading Emoji Go Home
Dear Governor Snyder: Enclosed is a bill for $130.54, which is the cost of a new tire for my car. I’m submitting it as a credit on my state income tax, since a giant Michigan pothole is responsible for ruining the
… finish reading Please Reimburse
Of late, I’ve taken to watching the news hour, first the local version and then the national one. Mostly what I’ve noticed is how much I can do in a thirty second commercial, especially if there is more than one
… finish reading In Thirty Seconds
A lot has happened since I wrote about Iowa over a week ago. Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos defied the prognosticators and won Super Bowl 50. Cam Newton didn’t handle it well. The new Barbie doll got extensive press,
… finish reading New Hampshire
I thought I was the only one who wondered why the NFL isn’t using Roman numerals for this year’s Super Bowl extravaganza. I mean it’s been a tradition since Super Bowl V.
I have a theory. Last year’s event was
… finish reading Where is L?
It’s been almost ten years since we visited some of the ports on this cruise; with the exception of the rebuilding of Grand Cayman, I was disappointed in what the decade has brought. Back then, the ships docked at local
… finish reading Reflections
I usually try to stay under the radar when going through airport security: nothing metal in my pockets, no belt, no shoes, remove computer from case, remove liquids from luggage. I’ve traveled enough to know the drill, but it didn’t
… finish reading Dangerous