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In Awe of Families

In Awe of Families

We have just returned from two extended family events: our 38th year at a conference center’s Guest Period in the North Carolina mountains, and the celebration of a great aunt’s long and remarkable life in Vermont. The purpose of this short post is to extol families,...

Things We Like #3

We just returned from our third overnight trip on Amtrak, and we have enjoyed every minute of each trip. It is so relaxing to travel from city center to city center without long taxi rides, security lines, uncertain waits, weather worries, sardine seats, and no food....

Things We Like #2

On a lighter note, trying to mow down grass instead of bad ideas, we really like our Fiskars Momentum Reel Mower.  It actually cuts grass without an engine! If you have never seen or used a reel (as in fishing “reel”) mower,...

Things We Like #1

We really enjoy two magazines, and for the same reasons: the writing is intelligent, and the subjects are interesting. The Atlantic, founded over 150 years ago in Boston, and For a taste of the modern South, Garden & Gun. One never knows what subjects will be...


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