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Maddow? Who’s that?

Rachel Maddow who is that

The Missus and I were out to dinner. We hadn’t seen The Missus’ cousin and husband for some time and had a lot of catching up to do. The conversations rolled along amiably, switching easily from one topic to another. Having touched upon tractors, forestry, and proper chainsaw sharpening, he and I were in a brief conversational hiatus, because what’s the point of ordering beer if you’re not going to drink it? It was then …

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Twos-day

twos-day

The relentlessly perky morning radio hosts were going on and on about how today was 2-22-22. They also noted the low temperature was forecast to be 2° and the high temperature was expected to be 22°, which would frankly be a miracle because they’ve got just about every forecast wrong so far this year. All I know is I slept in a wool sweater and sweatpants last night, and I was still chilly. The cold …

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To Encourage The Others

a wood pile

What does splitting firewood have to do with eighteenth century British Admirals and present day Afghanistan? I’m glad you asked!