Author Archives: Richard Koerner

About Richard Koerner

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

Puzzles and walking on the ice

I have gone from three mile dog walks, before heavy winter set in, to being lucky to walk at all. I had a few days where I was not walking outside, after the ice storm and the fine layer of … Continue reading

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Power Outage

  The day is already shaping up. The temps are at 32 (0 Celsius) and I managed to take the dog for a walk, getting in just over a mile. I did not slip and much of the ice has … Continue reading

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11 degrees and ice everywhere

It is 11 degrees Fahrenheit outside and in my continuing venture to more easily comprehend Celsius, I found that it is -11.6 degrees Celsius. I need to keep that better in mind along with my 0 Celsius = 32 Fahrenheit … Continue reading

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Four grandkids and a dinosaur project

  I am not totally sure where I even found this, but I had found online a dinosaur project that involved a carton of dinosaur eggs, about the size of normal eggs, that came with in what almost looked like … Continue reading

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Undecorating or downsizing the Christmas decorations

  I had originally decided to take down the Christmas decorations, starting on Monday. I was communicating with a friend in Minnesota  and decided to start today. For years now, taking down the Christmas decorations means taking most or almost … Continue reading

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