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Since we’re getting ready to move again, I’ve begun to haunt hardware stores. Maybe ‘haunt’ isn’t the right word, since I definitely am visible to the clerks and cashiers and certainly don’t wail and whine. Instead, I walk the aisles
… finish reading Hardware Stores
Earl and I spent the afternoon in a charming minor league baseball stadium where the Silverhawks, the team we rooted for, lost by one run in the bottom of the ninth. As far as I know, this loss could mean
… finish reading At the Cove
Who isn’t familiar with the old adage that “No news is good news.” I certainly agree, but this time of year I would change the saying to “Snow news isn’t good news.” As I write, I can see serious snowflakes
… finish reading Snow News Isn’t Good News
Early last week I came home from somewhere to find Earl had purchased a warm, wooly hat for me. No reason; just that I had once expressed an interest in a really warm hat to replace my black wool knit
… finish reading Meet . . . My Hat
It’s early Saturday morning, but my day is already booked. Planned. Scheduled. Arranged. Spoken for. Pick your phrase.
I want to work out and practice piano. Beyond that, which takes much of the morning, Earl is eager to head to
… finish reading Saturday Schedule
Calendar-wise, I know summer sticks around for another three weeks, but I’ve always thought that Labor Day, which is tomorrow, ends the season. Maybe it’s because school starts again, which means the weather always gets hot but then turns. Maybe
… finish reading So Long Summer
A year or so ago, a new pharmacy opened in my neighborhood. Called Scripts, it seemed unlikely to compete with such mega-pharmacies at Walgreen’s or Rite-Aid; and I wondered if it would survive. For example, it wasn’t open 24/7; in
… finish reading Scripts
Our road is still pretty much under water; in fact, the local authorities have put a sign up that the road is closed except for local traffic.
But that hasn’t stopped the gawkers from driving by. I know they’re gawkers
… finish reading The Gawkers
Today is the official start of firearm deer hunting season in the State of Michigan. Having lived in big cities most of my life, I wasn’t aware of this propitious event until we moved to St. Joseph. However, we learned
… finish reading Open Season