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Everyone should have a bathroom fan like this!

My upstairs neighbor just told me that when we go out for more than a couple of hours, he and his family can hear our dog baying…lamenting our absence he supposes. This surprised me as much as the news that when … Continue reading

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Second chances

Because I have a son living in the Northwest U.S. I’ve had an opportunity to acquaint myself with Puget Sound Native Americans, known as Salish Peoples. While the names of the individual tribes don’t easily roll off my European-tradition-tongue (Suquamish, Snoqualmie, Puyallup), … Continue reading

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Molly: Act 1, Scenes 1 and 2

 Scene #1 Molly lying on living room floor: head, neck, shoulders, rug-like-a seemingly boneless mass for the past three hours. Me: “Molly, come! (Pleading) Come on, Molly, wanna treat? Molly: Right eyebrow wiggles, feigning interest. Me: (Commanding) “Molly, up, … Continue reading

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