Monthly Archives: October 2013

Finally, a boyfriend to fix things

“Where are the batteries?” (Ouch. Batteries for the garage thing. His only request.) “Oh, sorry, I meant to … ” “I’ll be right back.” And so began our first home improvement project at my house. Well into my 60s and … Continue reading

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Please. Help me open this #!@%*# package!

Dilemma: If I could unwrap this thing, I could use it to rip its packaging. Packaging that is difficult or excessive is a huge pet peeve. My most maddening: ketchup packets. Nearly impossible to tear without teeth, they also are … Continue reading

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Please, Mr. Postman. A letter for me.

In response to my previous blog, about my technology woes, a longtime friend mailed me a magazine article about turntables. Mailed! Not scanned and attached to an email. Mailed. In an envelope. With a handwritten address and a stamp. Delivered … Continue reading

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