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The Kirby

I have a love/hate relationship with a household appliance. I blame it on a 1960’s salesman who might have caused the demise of my parents’ marriage. The Kirby vacuum cleaner has been produced since 1934, and even today, can only … Continue reading

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It might be a dying art, but there is something so special about the handwritten letter. I have saved so many over the years; some from friends, most from family. None were more special than those from my Aunt Mary. … Continue reading

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