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Those Darned Socks!

My dad was a bit of a miser. You know, a cheapskate. To his credit he did start working to pay the bills of his household when he was twelve years old. First a paper route and then other jobs … Continue reading

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Locking Them Away

One of my favorite songs of the moment has the lyric “kill the ghosts that hide in your soul”. I like that. When I was six we lived in San Lorenzo, California. The elementary school I went to was about … Continue reading

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Just Enough Cattle to Cause Trouble

Well, technically he’s a retired cattleman. He told me he sold the ranch, and only has a wet farm and enough cattle to cause trouble. I wondered outloud how many cattle it takes to cause trouble. The answer: 60. Now … Continue reading

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