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Ach, Die Sieben Sachen

My German-born father-in-law taught me the concept of sieben Sachen – the seven things you need before you leave the house. He has not taught me an easy way to remember the seven things – just that they exist. This … Continue reading

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What Am I Missing?

I’m missing a pear tree. It’s not an actual tree, you understand. It’s a metal stand about a foot high. Its spine has fittings into which metal branches of three varying sizes slide. From those branches hang cute little wooden … Continue reading

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Stuff I Have No Interest In

Sometimes I have to cycle through a lot of ideas before I come up with the subject of each week’s blog. Sometimes a topic presents itself with startling clarity, but that’s becoming increasingly rare. And it’s not necessarily that the … Continue reading

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