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.

Swedish death cleaning and final painting in the garage

I started painting the filing cabinets. Although I had originally not removed the hardware (drawer handles and metal label frames), I decided as I was about to paint, to make a change of course. In the end, my perfectionist tendencies … Continue reading

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Internet duty and oil base paint

I have often thought that being reincarnated and coming back as a Koerner dog might well be a wonderful thing. I am at one of my sons’ homes, waiting for the Internet guy to show up, filling in since the … Continue reading

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On being excited

There is little excitement that compares to that of a young child. Today, as we watch our two youngest grandchildren, we have noticed that someone is quite excited about the fact that she is going to her Pre-school Enrichment program … Continue reading

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Collaborators

Okay, let’s be honest, I am a relatively liberal guy and I have been voting mostly democratic my whole life. Now it is incumbent upon me to vote the straight ticket. It will not always be easy as I have … Continue reading

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The weather and such…

The weather is such that I don’t even know where my ‘Honey Don’t List’ might go. Do I put the net up early to keep leaves out of the pond? Do I start preparing the plants that have done outdoor … Continue reading

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