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The Woodpecker Appraisal

In 24 hours an appraiser arrives to assign value to our home as part of a refinancing “journey.” An hour or so ago…a woodpecker assigned itself to our cherry tree. Or maybe it’s a plum (tree). I initially thought nothing … Continue reading

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Not A Dry Ice In The House – A Brief History Of Poor Decision-Making

My wife’s birthday is later this week and after all these years the question gets more challenging as each one approaches…what to get Kathy this time around. Inspiration came in the form of something that happened over the weekend. The … Continue reading

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Holiday Decorations Knew Their Places

Saturday was D-Day at the Burns residence. The day to drag out – and put out – symbols of the season throughout our home. Our outdoor decorations went up just after Thanksgiving. That turned out to be quite fortunate as … Continue reading

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