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What to do on a afternoon in Seattle.

Start your day with a 6 A.M. cup of strong Seattle coffee. One of my favorite parts about being here with my body still being on Indiana time. It’s no problem getting up at 5:30 and walking the 2 blocks … Continue reading

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Train travel for Dummies – part one.

Some months ago, the pending arrival of a new grandchild was announced by our son and daughter-in-law in Seattle. My wife, Susie began making plans to visit the Northwest to see the baby when it arrived. ‘It’ became a ‘She’ … Continue reading

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No Foghorn Leghorn for us.

For some time now, we have been talking about raising some chickens for their eggs but we couldn’t seem to get serious about it for several reasons. – To begin with, our travels pretty much prevented any idea of chickens … Continue reading

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small appliance OCD. A sad disease.

I fell in love with small electric appliances shortly after my wife and I received our first 2 speed Electric Mixer, a General Electric Model, as a wedding present. This was in 1964 and by mid-1965, I got the hang … Continue reading

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Interesting stuff.

I was working on my column for next week and found this web site this morning while looking up the origin of the phrase ‘worth one’s salt’. I don’t know the protocol -if there is one- on how to treat … Continue reading

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So how do you get to Florida?

We are currently in Florida trying (and succeeding) to get away from the bad weather in Indiana. We have been making this trek for about ten years now and arrived just before the New Year at about the same time … Continue reading

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An attempt at a Christmas letter.

Again this year, Susie asked me to send Holiday greetings to our friends with E-mail accounts. As with last year, I still hesitate to do this, figuring our friends are at least worth the price of a Christmas Card and … Continue reading

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Pictures worth a thousand words.

A few weeks back, I posted a story about evil men and coffee cups. At the time I wrote it, the cup featured in the story was packed away in preparation for our trip home so I couldn’t include a … Continue reading

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Timesaver – Chapter 2

Some years back, I discovered that an ‘everything’ toasted bagel smothered in cream cheese and smoked salmon was a breakfast fit for a king. The were a couple of problems with this; the first being we did not have a … Continue reading

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road trip part three – smoke, smoke, smoke that cigarette.

This post really has nothing to do with cigarettes but it does have too do with smoke – Forest fire smoke. I only mentioned cigarettes because I had that old song in my head after I typed ‘smoke, smoke’. Our … Continue reading

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