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Duck Season! Wabbit Season! No, it’s–

Yes, it appears that our most recent stretch of warm days is finally over, which means temperatures in the forecast that don’t break above 60 degrees, and even cooler nights. It’s been a long time coming, folks…I’m even hearing that in … Continue reading

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A man, a plan, a…blanket

Since The Wife has been working remotely at home for over a year, at times she has had to allow Carla to hang out in her home office with her as she works. Carla does have a crate, as does … Continue reading

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Vacation! (part the second)

 More photos from a two-day trip! Huzzah! When last we checked in, The Wife and I had just finished up a visit to a Cayuga Lake winery. Next up was a stop that we make every single year, without fail: … Continue reading

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Vacation! (part the first)

 The Wife and I made our annual trek to Ithaca and the Finger Lakes this weekend. Our trip was timed a bit oddly and was truncated by a day, because of Reasons; usually we stay two nights in a hotel … Continue reading

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A Pirate Looks at Fifty

 Normally I don’t post on Sundays much, but…well, today’s my birthday. I am now fifty. Here’s what fifty (minus two days, since I took this two days ago) looks like: Not a lot different, huh? So, how does fifty feel? … Continue reading

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Nuphone, whodis!

 The most exciting development at Casa Jaquandor of late is this: I got a new phone! Yay! There it is, on the right: my brand-spanking new Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra, with 512gb internal storage and 5G capacity (which will go … Continue reading

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August is the new July

 This was a long-range forecast from nine days ago: I’ve noticed for a while that I deal better with hot temperatures these days than I used to. Ten years ago, or more, I would personally start getting very uncomfortable any … Continue reading

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A morning of adventure! Or…this.

 What passes for an exciting weekend morning ’round these parts. Actually, they may have been on to something. Our morning errands are complete, as I write this it’s mid-afternoon, it’s hot enough outside to not be conducive to sitting on … Continue reading

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Round about we go….

 OK, here’s a question regarding driving behavior and roundabouts: Do you use your turn signal when entering one? But before I get to that, let me just note that I love roundabouts. I find them civilized and much less prone to … Continue reading

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“Well I’ll tell you this and I’ll tell you that, I’m very very scared of a very big hat!”

 I’ve recently made an important decision regarding my wardrobe. It’s time to make a change. No, I’m not ditching overalls. I’m adding something. Yup: I’m starting to wear a hat. For me, this is kind of big, because I’ve never been … Continue reading

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