Question deficit syndrome

Faith & Inspiration | Bless someone’s socks off with a thoughtful inquiry today
by Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted 8/25/16, 12:43 pm

It was a breezy Rhode Island–like summer day here in Pennsylvania, so I hung out the laundered bedsheets to trap that fresh-air smell inside. Lacking a proper clothesline, I made use of the porch railing and upper story windows.

It brought back memories of my mother standing outside by her wicker basket of washing on breezy mornings like this, reeling out the pulley-rigged rope a foot or two at a time, pinching shirts and trousers to it with the wooden clothespins till the whole affair looked like a gay parade of headless dancers.

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Krieg Barrie

First time here

Faith & Inspiration | Learning the ropes of a new time of life
by Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted 8/19/16, 01:00 am

This is the first time I have been 64. I have never been this old before. I can hardly believe it. All you 64-year-olds out there will know what I mean.

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Need a jump?

Faith & Inspiration | A dead car battery leads to a number of rewarding opportunities
by Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted 8/16/16, 11:49 am

Don’t ever reach the age of 64 without knowing how to jump-start your car.

On the other hand, how often does one perform that operation, that one should be expected to remember the technique? The answer is: not often enough to aver with absolute certainty whether you attach the red thingie or the black thingie first, and whether the proper sequence is from lifeless car to the Good Samaritan’s car, or the other way around. Oh, and what was it that you must never ever do or you may die? Isn’t there a cable part that is under no circumstances to touch another part?

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