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Summer Storm

John wanted to harvest what he could from the allotment before the big storm tonight.  The weather report threatened severe thunderstorms, lightening, high winds, and possible hail and...

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10-Year Bar

Nobody ever wants a U.S. official to write 9B2 in their passport.  Nine years ago today a Vice Consul at the U.S. Embassy in London wrote this in my passport when I went to get a visa...

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Magic Curtain

John had enough relaxation on Sunday, so I assigned him a chore when he got home from work last night.  It was time for him to install the zipper door.  He has been talking about it for...

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Recharge

It was a perfect summer’s day here yesterday.  The temperature was in the 70s and there was a gentle breeze blowing throughout the day. We finally took time to relax after a couple...

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Party Prep

This weekend was all about Mary.  The rooftop party in New York on Friday was just a warm-up to Saturday night’s garden party at Michelle and John’s house. We arrived early in the...

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Fabulous Fifties

Mary would fit right in in England. She doesn’t let a little bit of rain bother her.   She had selected a cocktail venue with the hope that it would be a beautiful summer’s...

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Tubby

When our house guests arrived yesterday, we had no running water.  Fortunately, Mary and Ed are good friends and good sports.  They didn’t seem to mind the inconvenience.  The...

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Next In Line

Now our trip to England is starting to feel like it was quite a while ago. We are onto our next 50th birthday celebration already.  Mary and Ed arrived today from Lexington, KY. Mary...

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Wordplay

We often return from England with dish soap in our luggage.  I wonder if US Customs has a file on me and knows how many gallons of Fairy Liquid I have brought into the country over the...

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