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80º in November

It was 80º today. I mentioned this to a friend in Washington state, and she straight up did not believe me. I don’t blame her; I’d be doubtful upon hearing that, too. It’s November. In South Dakota. These things just… Read More ›

Come Mr. Tally Man

Remember the certified letter I stayed home waiting for? Well, it never did show up on Thursday. Didn’t come on Friday or Saturday, either. Monday? Holiday. Tuesday? Nope. Today? Ha. Never mind that I signed up for a redelivery and… Read More ›

72 Seasons

I was surprised to learn recently that, while most of the world divides the calendar into 12 months that consist of four seasons, the Japanese take things a step many steps farther. Their calendar splits the year into 24 major… Read More ›