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An Even Dozen

on September 2nd, 2014

We were seated at Jim and Mary’s place. Willow was closed, of course, in honor of the Labor Day Holiday and the thirty-thousand dollar repair to the dishwasher in the kitchen, which Tracy hopes will be complete and back in operation by later today. I hope so, too. We agreed that it is getting on [...]

Postcard from the Gulf

on September 1st, 2014

As you know, we have been wrestling here at The Daily with the prospect of the coming savage winter. As we turn to the month of September, and my favorite season here in Virginia, it is time to start adapting. Consider making drinks with whiskey rather than clear liquids. Travel to some of the fine [...]

Ready 2 Roll

on August 31st, 2014

(The Fire Chief’s Class A Fleetwood Excursion Motorhome in his usual position in the parking lot adjoining Capital One Field at Byrd Stadium yesterday). We were tailgating at Byrd Stadium in College Park yesterday. People were throwing footballs and getting in the mood for a three-thirty kick off. The smell of grilling hung in the [...]