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Day 382: Shopping spree.

If I thought I’d save a bunch of money on gasoline with my Prius C, it’s nothing compared to what I’ll save on lumber. I can’t fit a single 2×4 into my pretty new ride. I assumed I’d get a … Continue reading

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Day 389: Just looking.

For the last couple of years, on and off, I’ve been thinking about replacing my faithful old 2005 Caravan. $800 for brakes, a few sets of tie-rods, tires – it adds up. Now the car has been a real trooper … Continue reading

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Day 417: Happiest creatures on Earth.

It was time. The ducks’ feathers were starting to come in and, frankly, we just couldn’t wait any longer. It was like having a great Christmas present for the kids and having to hold off for a few more weeks … Continue reading

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Day 396: It’s back.

Yesterday evening, with four-hundred cable channels and not a single thing we wanted to watch, Delphine and I passed time thumbing through a book about keeping ducks and geese. We talked about the garden and moving our strawberry plants up … Continue reading

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Day 398: Have a cigar.

I was in our aviary last evening letting our sugar gliders inspect my ear canals for hidden treats and seeing how far up my pant legs they could climb before I talked them out. Usually everyone enjoys a good romp … Continue reading

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