Category Archives: Vehicles

Casino Life 101

This is one of those signs that you just can’t walk past without stopping. And staring. Perhaps briefly taking a picture with a camera phone [hypothetically speaking]. Scratching your head and letting a “Hmm” escape, slow and ponderous. Really?  We … Continue reading

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Things I Don’t Understand Thursday: Slow Drivers in the Passing Lane.

People, it’s called the passing lane for a reason. I know it’s tempting to drive with an entire lane spread out wide across your windshield. I understand your desire for control, and your desire to be a separate entity from … Continue reading

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Things I Don’t Understand Thursday: No-Shows

We’ve been trying to sell this sweet little kitten for a couple of weeks now.  I would’ve thought that some eager high-schooler would’ve snatched her up like a Dutchman crossing a penny in the street, but alas, no.  There have … Continue reading

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Arctic Dog Mushing On Labor Day

Leave it up to the neighborhood kids, my own included, to create a game that is so wonderfully ridiculous I can’t help but document it for you.  Yesterday’s game had me laughing so hard the residual giggles followed me indoors … Continue reading

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“Things I Don’t Understand” Thursday: Cash for Clunkers

I know–I’m chastising myself–believe me.  I promised you that this week I would share my own self-deprecating bad habit that, despite living in my own body for all these years, I still don’t understand.  But tonight I’m so short-wired and … Continue reading

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Of Chalk and Bees

In all fairness, I should say that my kids, overall, did a fantastic job of being good helpers with happy hearts today [I’ve discovered that threatening to take away their bikes for the day is a huge motivator!  What will … Continue reading

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Just Another Day at the Beach

Yesterday was a perfect, cloudless, blue-sky day–the kind of blue that looks like an inverted Caribbean Sea hanging motionless above a busy world; blue that is deep and changing and ever-present.  Carolina Tarheels Blue.   Hudsonville Ice Cream Packaging Blue.   J.Crew … Continue reading

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CA$H for Clunkers

My husband and I never know what to do about our cars.  They’re both ten years old and run perfectly, but are beginning to show their age in small but annoying ways.  For instance, Brandon’s car has a non-functioning seat … Continue reading

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