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eThoughts : September 1, 2009: This and That, Part I

It’s been an interesting summer vacationing and getting things accomplished. The house and land are pretty well handled, though when I returned from my last vacation of the summer, I returned to a couple of non-working irrigation valves, a kitchen faucet that leaks a bit, and a toilet that now really won’t fill up. And […]

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eThoughts : Vacations, Part II

For many, many years it has been a practice of ours to take a family vacation. Even when my children moved out and started their own adult lives, we kept the tradition. This year my oldest daughter procured a free condo—a very nice condo I may add—overlooking the bay in Monterey, California. This is the […]

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eThoughts : A Letter to Arlee

Part of the series Letters to the Family™ (© 2006), a division of Book-In-A-Drawer Publications.™ Family is an interesting entity. I once heard someone say that families would get along a lot better if we treated the members as courteously as we treat strangers. I’m not necessarily buying that statement, but it does seem a […]

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