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The Tooth Fairy: She’s So Unusual.

Kid Mensa has had a couple of the pearly-whites wiggling down there in the front lowers for a while. One of them finally popped out in her sleep this past weekend. She didn’t realize it, herself — you know, that … Continue reading

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Bronco Busting and Other Childish Things

Something that never fails to get my attention is when a child shares his or her career plans. Never mind that they’ve yet to master the commode, when a four-year old says she wants to be a taxidermist, well, let’s … Continue reading

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Chicken, I Crush You.

“Vt police: State worker threw brick at rooster” That’s the news here in Vermont. Forget the debt ceiling. Forget the Murdoch phone hacking. Someone threw a brick. At a rooster. Having kept chickens myself, my heart goes out to the … Continue reading

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Car Sick. Sophia Loren vs. the Turducken.

“Whither goest thou, America, in thy shiny car in the night?” For me, Jack Kerouack’s thoughts reflect the wonder of wanderlust. Limitless possibilities all within our grasp, simply for stepping out of the house and committing to a drive. Where … Continue reading

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Great Classic Sled Plans for the DIY’er

Snow. It’s that time of year — obviously — and Mother Nature has been good to us. Of course, I guess that depends on how you look at it. If you get excited at the thought of dusting off your sled, … Continue reading

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