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February 27, 2015 RSS feed / Commentary

Quest for Comfort, Part 2

40–Something

In the past, I’ve written how I marvel at the incredible effort my two dogs expend just for a little bit of comfort. First, they find a potential spot. Then they sniff it like it’s covered in Log Cabin. More...

Pajamas, wingtips, and bread ties

I’m just saying...

Last week, I wrote about the accident my stepson Van was in, totaling his car. He thankfully came out of it being only bruised and battered with one arm in a sling from a contusion. More...

Losing power

It’s not a criticism; It’s an observation

The morning was eerily quiet as I slowly changed from fast asleep to awake. Then I noticed the fan was off. The fan is never off unless the power is. The day, at least the early part of it, would be affected. More...