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Archive for September, 2004

We were driving down the main highway in my home town. It was under construction, and the lane in which we were to drive seemed to be too narrow to drive. So I straddled the finished part of the lane on the left and the unfinished on the right. My wife, in whose car we were driving, asked why I was driving like that. “Because, the lane isn’t wide enough,”   Read More ...

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“Dad, you’re so bristly, you could communicate with cactuses.”

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There is cruel irony in the inability to open the Tupperware in which your delectable French silk pie is cradled.

Spectacularity

I took the boys to Quarry Quest this last weekend. Mom conveniently bowed out of baking in the hot sun in a shadeless, rock-strewn quarry. In my mind, it was better than the pouring rain in a mud-filled quarry like last year. The boys and I searched for fossils in quarry rock, prospected for fool’s gold, and lobbed rocks at signs like a bunch of hooligan middle school students. We   Read More ...

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