TGIF: The Woody Rule

I have a theory that folks in North Texas are colder and more miserable in winter than just about anyone else. I sense the furrowed brows, but hear me out. I’m not saying that North Texas has the worst winters – far from it. I’ve spent many a winter in Chicago and Northwest Indiana, and

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TGIF: Lazy Summer

It’s a Friday in the middle of summer, so it’s clearly time to grab some snippets and lovely links and throw them in a blender for your reading pleasure. Welcome to another eclectic edition of TGIF! Expect the Unexpected I’ve chronicled how Snufkin the cat used to kill every small animal in sight like clockwork

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TGIF: Saturday Edition

This last week, my son and I sat on a ski lift overlooking one of the world’s nicest cities. We were in Vancouver for the kids’ spring break, and we had stumbled on the greatness of Grouse Mountain. Skiing within 30 minutes of downtown Vancouver – on slopes particularly appropriate for younger kids like ours

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