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  • A trip to the tulip farm
    Last weekend, we wanted to visit the tulip farm, but even after 2020, we didn’t realize that we’d need reservations. Oops! At least we didn’t drive all the way before discovering that. Melissa jumped online and made reservations for yesterday afternoon as a do over. After many days of beautiful, sunny weather, yesterday had more… Continue reading A trip to the tulip farm
  • Orderly transfer of power — 2020*
    Every four years, I like to post the official picture of the outgoing and incoming presidents meeting in the oval office. This is a special time for our nation and nearly a religious experience for me. As I wrote more than twelve years ago: An amazing event is taking place: the orderly, peaceful transfer of… Continue reading Orderly transfer of power — 2020*
  • My Samsung dryer now spins
    A couple of days ago my dryer quit working. Thanks to the innerwebs, I was able to debug the issue and get a replacement part on order. Today, the part arrived. Because my laundry room is so shallow, I had to get behind the dryer, then pull the bottom toward me and tilt the top… Continue reading My Samsung dryer now spins

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