Monthly Archives: April, 2012

The Mailman

Presently I live in an older section of town where the mail is delivered by a mailman who has the leather bag full of mail and hoofs the mail right to our box by the door.  If I lived outside of town, I would have to walk down the driveway and get the mail.  When …

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The Whole Enchilada

Some time ago the whole enchilada was used in a slang way meaning, you want or received the whole of something.  You have the main part and all of the attachments.  Sort of like a vacuum cleaner with on-board attachments. For more than 20 years I had an upright vacuum cleaner without attachments.  Since it …

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It’s Not Complicated

Have you noticed that almost anything one buys has some directions?  Yesterday I was using a gift certificate some one gave me.  I wanted a new top for the summer, and when I found what I thought I wanted, I made one last look before I bought:  the washing instructions.  First, I couldn’t find them, …

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