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When enough is enough

The ad read, “Estate Sale, 45 years of accumulated items.” It wasn’t exaggerating. The garage sale was successful and you saved Sweet Al from the hands of a frustrated woman…

Holy moly, that darn napkin

Holy moly, that darn napkin. Is it true? Is it all about me? Do I need to be in charge? Apparently, I do. A retired pastor, a concept editor and…

‘It’s that man/woman thing’

I’ve entered a man’s world of carpenters and builders. It isn’t my mode of operation to visit lumber companies, but while our garage is under construction, I have become the…

Yesterday isn’t soon enough

I’m amazed how one person will come along at the right time with one word that will redirect and change us. Many times, we’re not there emotionally to take a…

Free help — digging worms for pay

If the readers of this column remember from a previous article, Al was determined to get his Kubota tractor and I was determined to have my own garage. As you…

A bag with wheels

A bag with wheels. No, I’m not talking about a bag lady who pushes a shopping cart down the street. I’m talking about a Greek scholar and a new black…

Just hangin’ around

Graduation has come and gone. It’s funny about living, planning, preparing for life and ending up in an unknown place called Graduation Day. It doesn’t matter if you are 17…

The Old Blue or porches?

My Sweet Al has made up his mind and there is no changing it. Is it a man thing, or am I missing something here? When Al got his new…

Pagosa’s Paul Bunyan

  My Sweet Al and I arrived at a recent memorial celebration for a dear friend. We took our seats with others and watched home movies play out before our…

Stuff that keeps us young

It was another road trip with a bunch of kids in the car, this time for the Blue and White Spring Football Game in Pueblo. We planned the trip in…

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