Author Archives: boxcarkids

Water, Glorious Water

I’d like you to take a moment to consider water in the context of a normal day at your house.  Just mentally walk through your day and note all the times you use water. Washing your face, flushing the toilet, … Continue reading

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Winter

We had been having a very mild winter with the exception of brief visits by the polar vortex.  It was so mild that winter break seemed more like fall break – the landscape was brown and dull, bare trees and … Continue reading

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I blame the lady at the BMV for Old Blue’s demise

Luck is a very thin wire between survival and disaster, and not many people can keep their balance on it. Hunter S. Thompson   Old Blue, some of you will recall, is our 2003 Dodge Caravan, our little engine that … Continue reading

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