Tag Archives: cold

Camp pout

It took me four years, but a couple weeks ago, for the first time since Christopher joined Cub Scouts, I didn’t dread a campout as it approached. As a kid and a young man, I enjoying camping, but I grew … Continue reading

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Sick or beat

Kim and I used to hold Halloween in a sort of heavy disdain. I won’t say we “hated” it, because that’s too strong. Tonight, though, that changed — I hated it for sure. Our outlook changed for the better after we had … Continue reading

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License expiration, germ exhalation, lack of exultation

The best thing about my recent birthday was that my license expired, affording me the opportunity to visit one of my favorite places — the DMV. And if you believe that, then my gift was a bridge, which I’d like to sell … Continue reading

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