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Ban

Ban

I think everyone knows how I feel about pontoon boats. In case you don’t know, I hate them. That’s not to say that I don’t…

Pier 290

Pier 290

I’m grateful for the dull things in life. For the way I feel when I go to the hardware store and buy two furnace filters and a small …

Gratitude

Gratitude

I’m not one of those people who have trouble saying thank you. I say it all of the time. I say it when someone refills my water at a r…

Finally

Finally

I feel better now. I was on the verge of breaking, but in true Midwest fashion I powered through the difficult days knowing that there were…

Low Grade

Low Grade

What if some houses are actually terrible? What if certain houses were built by people who shouldn’t have been allowed to pick any til…

Calm

Calm

There’s something wrong with the way a summer day makes me feel. I’ve heard stories that some people tell, stories about lazy ha…

October

October

I’m starting to dislike September. It’s a fine month, as far as months go, but what exactly is September? Is it summer? Yes. Is …

The Same

The Same

I spent a few days this week in Beaver Creek. I enjoy Beaver Creek, largely because of its relatively unique mix of synthetic cleanliness s…

Freedom?

Freedom?

If I were afflicted with both blindness and a rare condition that rendered my ability to sense temperature utterly and tragically useless, I…

Expensive

Expensive

Nice things are problematic for me. If I have one nice thing, say, a really nice drill, then I should be pretty content. After all, I have a…

Regrets

Regrets

Some people say you should live your life with no regrets. Some of those people tattoo the phrase on their bodies, to serve as a reminder to…

May

May

Corona is everywhere and no one should leave their homes. If you do, you might get it, which is to say we’re all going to get it, beca…

Wednesday

Wednesday

I took a walk yesterday. The last time I took a walk in the middle of the day was so long ago that I cannot remember it. Of course there hav…

Monday

Monday

Why do we even bother giving the days names? I read this in a tweet over the weekend and I thought it was funny. But then I also thought abou…

Reminisce

Reminisce

What an odd time to be alive. I’m glad to be alive during it, because the alternative seems worse. I think all of this social distanc…

High End

High End

What is it that makes a house appear high end? Is it the color palette? If we gray out a house in the most modern style, will that make it h…

November

November

If I were the sort of person who was forced to spend sixth months in a more tax advantageous state, it would be a struggle for me. In order …

Elevated

Elevated

I spent last week in the south of France. It was a nice week, although it could be successfully argued that sitting at this desk watching th…

The Test

The Test

It is true that not everyone is cut out for this thing. As a point of fact, this is the case for nearly every thing. For instance, I am not…

This Day

This Day

This day is too nice to type at this computer. I sat down to type, and I wondered what I was thinking. Who could type on a day like this? I …