Author Archives: Richard Koerner

About Richard Koerner

Sixty something, father, papi, educator, organizer, Francophile, traveler, amateur photographer, gardener, cyclist, kayaker, calligrapher, cinephile, reader, and overall renaissance type human being.

Actually on the patio

It is seventy-five degrees outside, and as Siri puts it, “Hot!” It is pretty much hard to believe. It has been in the fifties for the past few days. It has been downright cold and the rains have been incessant. … Continue reading

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Banana Bread and Mistos

It is very early in the morning, way too early for a supposedly retired person, but hey, what can you do? We were at the kids’ home minutes after 6:30 AM, in time for them to leave and for us … Continue reading

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E-mail etiquette

Am I the only one who has noticed that often when we take the time to contact people that they don’t respond, that the only way that you might know that they have received the message is if you have … Continue reading

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Cold Morning

Despite the fact that it was almost too warm in the house at night, I went outside with Stewart and wore a t-shirt and shorts. It was okay for the fifteen minute walk, but when I came home I realized … Continue reading

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Let’s vacuum the street, NOT!

The other day, we spoke to the new neighbors across the street, a delightful, young couple with a toddler and another on the way. MK had received a text message about the signage decorating the DMZ between the yards, wondering … Continue reading

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