Category Archives: Life in general

Mr. Laughlin

In 1987, we moved into the current house. One of the first people we met was our neighbor, John Laughlin. At the time, there was a simple, four-foot fence or so, marking the line between our back yards. John had … Continue reading

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Instant Pot and other stories

The Instant Pot is set to go and preparing rice for the canine member of this family. He has had stomach issues for the past few days, waking us up and making a mess here and there, which is not … Continue reading

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The Silent Butler and other thoughts

The Silent Butler is nothing more than a conversation opener; I have other thoughts in my head as I look back at familial chaos of the Koerner kind. The Silent Butler is something I cannot get rid of. It matches … Continue reading

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It actually snowed!

I am inside the house to warm my hands and see if I can stop myself before I get too sweaty. I had been outside in the sixteen-degree weather, pushing snow around my driveway. I needed better gloves or mittens … Continue reading

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Random thoughts on a really cold Sunday

I have some random Sunday thoughts here for the reader’s perusal. Yesterday, we saw ‘The Post.’ It did not disappoint. The performances of Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks were amazing. The story was just as I remembered; only even more … Continue reading

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