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Stubbly

I had a beard for a few years. It was very unconvincing camouflage for a runaway double chin. A few years later when I was tired of it, I shaved it off. ...
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Organic compost

We are members of a CSA. I can’t figure out what those letters represent, but what it means is every Tuesday we go to this nearby yoga studio and pick up a few ...
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Blind ambition

As I age, I develop certain rhythms along with the other achy symptoms of geezertude. I am scheduled to be at work at 4 p.m. In my mind, this means I have to be...
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Cords

In the late 70s, there was a regulation handed down from the appropriate branch of the bureaucracy requiring tool manufacturers to limit the length of all power...
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Miles of piles

Ready? Let’s start cleaning! OK, three piles: Goodwill, Garbage, Storage and — make that four piles. The fourth pile is “keep,” I guess that is a subset of “...
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Here’s Johnny!

Those of us who read Stephen King’s novel “The Shining” may recall the main reason Jack Torrance and his family was holed up in the big, haunted hotel, was to m...
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Flaky

By the time you read this, you might be stretched out on a hammock in your back yard. As I type this, the region is recovering from the second snowstorm in a we...
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Junk Drawer

“Don’t sweat the small stuff.” I don’t. Now and then, however, when the surfaces in the house become cluttered with pens and tools or cooking utensils, we go ar...
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Metal heads

The kitchen here is modest. The main feature is an old cast iron and porcelain sink resting on an old steel cabinet. The cabinet is covered with many layers of...
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Measuring up

It is said that when you arrive in heaven, all the socks you have lost in your life will be waiting there for you. I don’t know if that’s true, but if I got to...