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Murphy’s law

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We’re (almost) cookin’ with gas

Nothing is ever easy here in the Vanech household. If it can go wrong, it will. Today was a big day and not because the weather folks were screaming all day about possible tornadoes this evening. Today marked the arrival of our new kitchen appliances, bought not because we were feeling flush but because the … Continue reading

If you can’t stand the heat…

Two thoughts are silently screaming in me right now: FOUR-LETTER WORD! FOUR LETTER WORD! FOUR-LETTER WORD! (And trust me, I’m being much more creative that the previous three sentences would have you believe.) and: Eat your heart out Bobby Flay. It’s not like I wasn’t warned. The lawn mower, then the coffee maker. The other … Continue reading

Preparing for a clean break with some old friends

I will never understand why things happen all at once. We can go along for weeks or months at a time without any remarkable changes only to meet up with an avalanche. Our avalanche has started. Surely you remember the angst and pain of the loss of our dear lawn mower (well, for Basil anyway). … Continue reading