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May 29, 2020

We found Aladdin’s Lamp at our house.

Okay, it’s not a lamp, but a teapot.

And we didn’t find it, my aunt gave it to us.

And, the only magic it performs is it can turn back time.  But, that’s not nothing.

We made a sudden trip out of town to visit a relative with health is...

May 22, 2020

I may be a genius.

Not for sure…the votes aren’t all in yet, but I’m feeling pretty good about my chances.

Here’s the story. You be the judge.

I live in western Minnesota. Compared to the rest of the world, our weather here can be interesting. A clear memory from few deca...

May 15, 2020

Last week was Harry Truman’s birthday.

He’s been dead for almost fifty years, so it wasn’t much of a party.

I sure miss him, though.

Oh, Harry. I miss you so much.

What I liked best about him was that he made himself more than he should have been. For instance, he was born...

May 8, 2020

There will be a lot of moms alone this Mother’s Day, what with the coronavirus and all. 

That’s a pity. Tough gig being a mom - they deserve a day.

Although, there are compensations. For one thing, as a mom or grandma, there’s no end to the potential for entertainment wh...

May 1, 2020

Don’t throw your cat.

I know we’re living in difficult times and you have many problems facing you.

None of those problems will be solved by throwing your cat.

The other morning, I was sipping a cup of coffee while reading about six newspapers, which is the way I start my...

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