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Our Minimalist Christmas Lighting

We don’t do outdoor Christmas lights at Casa McGee. At least not in the traditional, showy, make-the-house-bright-enough-to-be-seen-on-Mars way. It’s not that we don’t like Christmas lights; quite the contrary, and we drive around every Christmas eve and admire what other Tri-Cities homes have put on display. (Plus, we try to get over to Senske‘s amazing […]

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Fireworks Season … Anything Goes!

I really do love living in West Richland. Been here since 1998 and wouldn’t want to live anywhere else in the Tri-Cities area. But for a few days each year, I can’t stand West Richland. It’s during the few days before and after July 4th. If not for the fact that I fear our house […]

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Poor Sparky

My poor dog. He’s in for something different this Christmas, and I’m sure he’s going to hate it. See, I was shopping online for some dog-related supplies that we need and I was about a dollar short of qualifying for free shipping. A dollar! So I clicked into the CLEARANCE section of this website, and […]

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The Latest Reason Why My Son ROCKS

My son, Sean, turns 14 on Friday. (That’s him at right; he’ll probably be angry that I’m using his picture here, but at least it’s a great photo, right??!!) When we asked him to come up with a list of gift ideas a while ago, he said there wasn’t anything he really wanted this year. […]

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Official: Thanksgiving is Dead

From the Wall Street Journal today: “… an increasing number of stores are getting a jump on the Friday shopping hordes by opening on Thanksgiving. Some retailers say they are offering a convenience for shoppers who want to beat the madding crowds.” It was just about a year ago that I wrote this: Black Friday […]

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