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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 …

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Viking Funerals, Chicago and Puppets Like Biden

Viking Funeral

I like the idea of a Viking Funeral. They’re considering legalizing them in Maine, and that’s great. We should do the same here in Washington. Out here on The Mountain (that’s what we we call our wooded compound), we have lots of bonfires in Fall, Winter and Spring. There’s always wood and slash to burn. Trees die and get cut …

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Irrational Fear Is the New American Pastime

Spokane County Covid Numbers

Irrational fear is driving America crazy. I don’t know why I keep posting about the Kung Flu. I don’t want to keep writing about it, but I can’t escape it. I’m like a midget in a crowded elevator: it’s constantly being thrust in my face and there’s nothing I can do. I’m sick of it. And clearly the government can’t …

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Masks, Costco, and Life in Hell

Masks at Costco, or maybe Hell

Last Friday the Panhandle Health District in Idaho ended mandatory mask wearing in public (YAY! Freedom!). We went to Costco in Coeur d’Alene that same day. Not to celebrate the end of the mandates, but because we were out of cottage cheese. The dogs demand a scoop of cottage cheese every night before their pre-bedtime ritual potty walk. They were …