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The Caber Toss

“And for your wedding gift, I am giving you my ironing board. It’s stood the test of time. That should satisfy the “something old and something blue” categories you know. They just don’t make ‘em like they used to,” said … Continue reading

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Visions of Power Tools Danced in Their Heads

“Fannie, we just bought a new house, I am so excited,” said Clarissa.  “The only thing is, I don’t garden and it has this gorgeous bed of roses we are going to tear out, do you want them? I don’t … Continue reading

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Farewell to the Bubblator

The summer’s heat faded. The crisp air and yellowing of the leaves meant one thing, time to fire-up ol’ Betsy. Her pilot light disappeared after several months of slumber. “Richard, do you know how this thing works?” I asked. “Haven’t … Continue reading

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Adventures in Ice Cream

Just before my Richard and I married, a friend of ours asked Richard to house sit for him while he and his wife went on vacation. They left Richard a half-gallon of Crock Magic’s S’mores ice cream.  Richard tried some … Continue reading

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