Monthly Archives: August 2019

Followup to Trading Favors

After we retrieved the log splitter from our across-the-street neighbors, and dropped off some of our excess heirloom tomatoes on Sunday, we were invited to meet them for dinner Monday night at a restaurant a couple of towns away.  We … Continue reading

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Summer Favor Trading

This is that time of year.  Our neighbor from across the street came by to borrow the log splitter, which isn’t even ours, but is on semi-permanent loan from our next door neighbor.  All three of our households sort of … Continue reading

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Pickles

Our cucumber crop is in full swing.  We have one hill that is a typical vine variety that produces ordinary cucumbers, and another one of a bush variety that produces cukes that are perfect for making into dill pickle spears.  … Continue reading

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Update: Heirloom Tomato Giveaway

Yes!  We found a neighbor who wanted some of our excess Black Krims, Jubilees, and Brandywines.  This is the neighbor who brought over Christmas cookies after she and her husband met me at another neighbor’s Christmas party last year.  They’re … Continue reading

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Sofa King Annoying

A lot of things tick me off, but nothing more so than Skype’s insidiousness.  It’s integrated with Win10 so much that I can’t even completely remove it.  It hogs up anywhere from 190-233Mb of RAM, and every time I shut … Continue reading

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