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  • Clouds of inattention
    Before heading upstairs, I found myself in the backyard with the grand dogs. To give them some unneeded privacy, I looked up to the evening sky.
  • 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…
  • 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…

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