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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 …

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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 …

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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!

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How To Destroy the Home Rental Industry

rent feature

Saw on the news tonight that rents in Spokane are very high and availability is very low. The reporter didn’t really have a clue but presented her idiocy with confidence and verve.

Hot All Week

temperatures

This morning at 10:00 a.m. I checked the temperature in the shade of our deck. It said 90°(F). That’s 90°. In the shade. At ten in the morning. I don’t enjoy heat waves. My comfortable temperature range goes from 25° to 85°. So while I’m cool with cool, hot ain’t so hot. These temperatures are supposed to stay with us …