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Groundhog Day, and Me in Three Words

It’s February 2nd, Groundhog day. It’s a North American tradition, one of Punxsutawney’s local events and — at least in my country — national news. Punxsutawney Phil didn’t see his shadow this year. “Punxsutawney Phil predicts 6 more weeks of … Continue reading

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A Family Visit is Still in Progress: Kids and Adoption

Yesterday’s visit continues. Granddaughter and I have enjoyed watching cartoons. I’m looking forward to reading her a book from my childhood, plus another from my father’s and mine. Our granddaughter’s parents are her ‘real’ parents in practical terms. And they … Continue reading

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Company has Arrived: A Family Visit in Progress

Our number-two daughter, son-in-law and granddaughter arrived shortly after noon. We’re celebrating a belated/second Christmas and our granddaughter’s birthday. Maybe I should have something profound to say. Or at least heartfelt. But I’m having too much fun, so here are … Continue reading

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Weather: But Mostly Desks and Principles

“Oh, the weather outside is frightful But the fire is so delightful….” This morning’s forecast reminded me of “Let It Snow.” But the weather outside isn’t frightful. Overcast, with a promise of freezing drizzle in the forecast, yes. Frightful, not … Continue reading

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