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I Heart Palindromes (and My Car)

An interesting number came up on my odometer this week: Palindromes are awesome. And given all the trouble I’ve had with my car lately, and how close I came to replacing it, I’m happy to see it reach this high … Continue reading

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Three and Three

1 2 I took the day off from work. Around mid-morning I went to the library with the intention of having a leisurely look through the new books. I planned to follow that up with a walk in the woods. … Continue reading

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Three Times Happy

I got my car back last Monday. I am thrilled to have my freedom again. I also have two other reasons to be happy about it. Just days before, our mechanic had informed us that the replacement part didn’t fix … Continue reading

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Stuck

It is one thing to have a car and only use it when you really need it. Then being at home is a choice, and you can even pat yourself on the back for being virtuous. It is something else … Continue reading

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Forgotten Pictures of 2011: Part IV

Nameless Snowstorm of October 29, 2011

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Our New Car

I told you about the death of my old car, but not about the adoption of the new one. Here it is, our beautiful new car. It’s a lovely metallic-blue Maxima with all the goodies inside–heated leather seats, heated steering … Continue reading

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In a Fix

People always say, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” In this modern world of disposable everything, we might as well drop the “If it ain’t broke” part. No one fixes broken things either. Not electronics or appliances. Not furniture … Continue reading

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