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Bank shot

I received an email the other day from a company I have a subscription with. The subject line was “Payment Declined.”

Like many of our bills, this one is on autopay, so it just gets processed each month. The subject line told me fairly clearly that this one did not get processed.

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On the merge

Things I will never truly understand:

  1. How film cameras work.
  2. Why the other people in my house can’t put shoes back where they belong.
  3. Why people don’t merge when the gigantor digital sign spanning the interstate very clear says, “Left lane closed ahead ½ mile. Merge right.”
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Be the Allies

You have two choices in life. You can be Allie, or you can be let’s call her Sally.

This Allie is not my daughter Allie, although being her can also have benefits, such as spontaneously bursting into song or finding joy in the littlest things in life, such as texting me excitedly about seeing the latest Wonder Woman trailer.

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A plumb job

Not to sound hyperbolic, but I have accomplished the two greatest plumbing successes the world has ever known.

I base this on the fact that I did two very minor plumbing repairs that (a) only required two trips to the hardware store and (b) did not result in having to call a neighbor for assistance (or, worse, an actual plumber who needs to be paid actual dollars).