Monthly Archives: June 2017

Dad’s Shirt

This shirt that I wear as a bathing suit cover-up is a leftover from the 1950s.  Dad gave it to me years before he died.  On him, it came down to the top of his hips.  On me, well, it … Continue reading

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Visiting Mom

Drove over to mom’s yesterday to visit for a few hours, weed her foundation plantings, and do other household stuff for her.  That took an hour. As always, she had tales to tell, half of which we’d heard before.  Despite … Continue reading

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Helga

Kudos to my local Volvo dealer.  Got a sweet deal on a fully loaded vehicle for cash, plus my trade-in, for $12k less than MSRP, delivered price, including tax, title, and registration.  Wasn’t looking for “fully loaded” per se, and … Continue reading

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Frogs

Most frogs stay down by the pond where they belong.  This evening, I found two of them in my pool.  The water was clear, and the pH and chlorine levels tested fine.  Don’t know if they will survive, but I … Continue reading

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House Cat or Bobcat?

To put this in persective, it’s 96F with almost the same relative humidity in the air.  Evidently, I’m not the only crabby critter in the house.  It’s not worth closing the windows, turning off the ceiling fans, and firing up … Continue reading

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Yeah, Baby, Yeah!

I’m finally getting the hang of this pool thing.  Not billiards (yet), but the swimming pool.  The pool company opened it right before we left for six days over Memorial Day weekend.  It was a mess, since the previous owners … Continue reading

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S80

I was considering getting an Audi A4, or a Volvo S80.  The Volvo is a much better value.  MSRP on that baby is $44k, fully loaded.  I can get a much better deal on it than that, with a little … Continue reading

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