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What About Our Stuff?

I’m sitting at a small desk I bought from a coworker in 1978. Some years earlier, she had purchased it second-hand, too.  It’s a rather nondescript vintage piece of furniture designed in the so-called “waterfall” style.  It is a very simple … Continue reading

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Unofficial Boxing Day In The U.S.

The holiday called Boxing Day appears on some of our calendars in the United States, but is only officially celebrated in Canada, the UK, and much of the rest of the old British Commonwealth.  I’ve covered Boxing Day in an … Continue reading

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