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Gophers Defeat Russian Invasion!

January 12, 2013
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It was thirty years of fierce battle on American soil; but in 1841 the Russians finally left for good. There …Read the Rest

The Water Heater Follies

December 30, 2012
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When the pressure valve on our 18-year-old water heater began leaking, casting billowing plumes of hot steam outside the kitchen …Read the Rest

Happy Tomato Day!

December 29, 2012
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It happens once a year, it takes place at our local rural (one-clerk) post office, and it’s as inevitable as …Read the Rest

Let It Snow!

December 17, 2012
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I was recently queried about any desire to go cross-country skiing – to which my firm response is and has …Read the Rest

Music in the Schools: Why You Should Give a Toot!

December 8, 2012
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My bff was awoken at 7AM on this festive December Saturday morn by an inspiring sound: the delicate honking of …Read the Rest

Hostess Apocalypse!

November 17, 2012
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SHOCKING news upon awakening (…and, as usual, let’s note that the IMPORTANT NEWS lies not on the front page banner; …Read the Rest

Walking Tour

October 10, 2012
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When it comes to a lecture (no matter how interesting the topic), I have a limited attention span, these days. …Read the Rest

Diagnosis: POSSESSION!

October 9, 2012
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My furnace is possessed: that is all there is to it. An unending parade of technicians and repair attempts and …Read the Rest

I Fought the Moths and the Moths Won

September 13, 2012
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Battle lines were drawn on August 25th.  And on Diane’s Calendar of Daze a new holiday was penned in. Moth …Read the Rest

Running Porks

September 4, 2012
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When answering queries from non-English language speakers about the oddities of our language, nothing stymies the process more than plural …Read the Rest