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Friday Files: Battening Down the Hatches

“Battening down the hatches” is an old nautical term. Most people know what a hatch is but might not know what the sailors are doing when battening them down. The dictionary defines a batten as : noun: batten; plural noun: … Continue reading

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On Being Prepared

Yesterday in late afternoon a heard a tremendous racket at the back of the house. On investigating  saw a really big Asplundh bucket truck with an attached industrial sized wood chipper. The power company was cutting down a big chunk … Continue reading

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