Jon and Dad, Lake Saranac, 1954 I arrived at the address given to me by the cleaning app, guided there by Google Maps which signs me in on arrival. The…
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The chair Dad made So I was not entirely truthful when I said we threw out or burned everything from inside of Dad’s house, because there was one thing…
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The clients are a young married couple, born about the time I graduated from college for the first time. On the up and up. The condo is decorated in th…
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Dad and Jon feeding pigeons outside a Loft’s Candies, 1957 The client lives in one of those new suburbs on the edge of a city south of us. Long straigh…
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Well, this is going to be awkward. In the last few weeks I’ve had a number of people unsubscribe from this newsletter. The ones who have left a comment…
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The job entails a lot more power tool use than you may expect The mountain where I joined ski patrol is owned and operated by a father and son duo who …
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When I met them they seemed like any other couple enjoying retirement. A modest 3/2 bungalow tucked away in a sunny spot on the edge of high desert and…
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And now we get to summer 1996 when, judging by the content, I was paying slightly more attention to politics. Also judging by the content I had a place…
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Play your cards right, all this could be yours It was about three months into the pandemic shutdown when I started to notice some changes. Houses that …
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First I’d like to thank all of you subscribers. In three months this blog has already reached the readership goals I set for the entire year, and that’…
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The legend Lenny Farrell, may his memory be a blessing. Hardly a day goes by when the news is not up in arms over some aspect of “cancel culture”. But …
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Didn’t I say we had billionaire views? Epstein’s ranch was just the other side of that mountain. When he was alive we saw spotlights coming from over t…
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