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I guess I'm the crying on the inside kind of clown

The Time That is Given

Well, we made it through another year of SUCK. Not as much suck as the previous year but it was no walk in the park. We cancelled Christmas plans because we weren’t going to risk exposure to that new variant. … Continue reading

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A Whiter Shade of Christmas

This was taken a couple weeks ago when we got our first real snow. It took me about half an hour to clear the driveway and sidewalks. I was happy because it guaranteed there would be snow on the ground … Continue reading

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Changing of the Guard – RIP, Daniel

To the left is Sheldon and that’s Daniel on the left. This was taken a few years ago. Sheldon had achieved his full growth and Daniel did not contend Sheldon’s assumption of the throne. It was a gentle passage rather … Continue reading

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Caturday – The Two Towers

We had to move these two cat posts to make room for Christmas trees and two of the cats have discovered the joy of remote snuggling. Joffrey (left) resides in Barad-dûr and Jack (right) is Orthanc. Yes, Joff’s tower is … Continue reading

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Beer Fridge – ready for the Holidays

Early last week I was down to my last four cans of beer. As you can see, I have corrected that situation. This is the haul from our trip to Bismarck. But I have to say, it was still a … Continue reading

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Back-breaking Labor (Hands too!)

For the last three years, every autumn I have severely screwed up my back. It usually started with my lower back getting sprung from some strain, which triggers the spasms under my shoulder blades and then the cycle just repeats … Continue reading

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Meet General Jack O’Neill

About half a year ago, we had to put our beloved Pippin to his eternal rest. It was rough on me but even more torturous for my beloved Carjo. She needed a new warm body. I refused to get another … Continue reading

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Once Again I Walk Amongst You

So, a couple days ago I caused this. Briefly, this is a small window in the basement with glass that is 60+ years old. I leave this window open April through October for ventilation downstairs. It’s always an adventure getting … Continue reading

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Did I Mention Beer in that Last Post?

Here’s the haul from the Twin Cities

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Last Ride of the Mercury Land Yacht

The Mercury Land Yacht has blessed us for ten years with rather reliable transportation. However… The CD player skips like a little kid when school is let out, the passenger seat belt binds up with out warning, the cruise control … Continue reading

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