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Man Flu!

[:en]I have to tell him what I want him to do for me, which kind of spoils the enjoyment of Man Flu, doesn’t it?[:]

Blackberry-Apple Jam, oh my!

Every year at this time, I do a brief imitation of a domestic goddess: one of those people who can cook well and enjoy it. I’m not talking about cooking dinner for guests or even baking pies or bread. I’m talking about canning: in this case, jam. Making preserves, for most of us in the…

Car fatigue

[:en]Driving may not count as a cardio-vascular workout, or really any sort of workout, but it does take constant focus and concentration.[:]

Driving, Dutch-style

[:en]One culture chooses to flout law #1 and obey law #2, while another culture obeys law #1 and flouts law #2.[:]

Children at the Beach

[:en]Every sentence the under-sixes utter is about themselves: “I wanna …. (fill in the blank)”, “Look at me!”, and so on. [:]