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Entries from July 2016

Well, Yakaroo, Life can get you off balance

July 20th, 2016 · No Comments

Okay, I’ve not been here very much and when I came this morning I saw a strange post. It was a funky little thing I had written about the house way back when and because I didn’t want to just save a draft, I postdated it by a looooooong time. And then I wasn’t watching […]

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Tags: Just Me - AmeliaJake · Kendallville · N. Riley House · The Peanut Butter Cafe & Roadhouse

House specifics

July 17th, 2016 · No Comments

And, Lordy, when you are looking at a resale house, there is the matter of the structural condition of the house. Now, that’s basic, but it often gets overlooked, quite frankly, by the cosmetics of the interior. Right now I’m thinking about a sturdy brick house with lots and lots of room so you don’t […]

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A watershed week

July 16th, 2016 · No Comments

I often travel on I-75 between Dayton and just south of Wapokeneta; every time I make the trip, I see a little marker that denotes the watershed area. I know when I am leaving the Lake Erie watershed and when I enter the Ohio River watershed. Life can be like that, although you really can’t […]

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Tags: Just Me - AmeliaJake · Kendallville · N. Riley House · The Peanut Butter Cafe & Roadhouse

Air conditioner crisis – then freezer circuit went out

July 13th, 2016 · No Comments

Okay, I put that in the title in case I just go face down on the keyboard like proverbial the chicken with her head cut off. Sunday night, we got to thinking it was a little warm in the house and the thermostat showed 75 degrees; we punched the setting down to 70 and nothing […]

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Tags: Just Me - AmeliaJake · Kendallville · N. Riley House · The Peanut Butter Cafe & Roadhouse

The saddest ghost towns

July 8th, 2016 · 1 Comment

Approximately a month ago, I was in Barnes & Noble, a store that I like for its atmosphere and because it usually has a small section that focuses on Indiana history – not the super academic variety, but the personal experience of daily life. I used to visit this section regularly because I would select […]

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Tags: Just Me - AmeliaJake · Kendallville · N. Riley House · The Peanut Butter Cafe & Roadhouse

Dirty from having mowed

July 6th, 2016 · No Comments

That is how I am sitting this morning – dirty and with a shirt on and underpants (not panties) and a blanket over my legs – as I contemplate what I am going to do in the next few minute and the next years. The next minute part is more upsetting because it involves actually […]

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Tags: Just Me - AmeliaJake · Kendallville · N. Riley House · The Peanut Butter Cafe & Roadhouse

Not quite the Fourth

July 3rd, 2016 · 1 Comment

I am at the Fairborn apartment and the morning skies are grey; I think someone said things would be cleaning up, but I am just going to wait and see, rather than hop on over to weather.com. I have renewed my diet for health and appearance, but do you hear City Barbecue calling, “AmeliaJake, AmeiliaJake […]

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Tags: Just Me - AmeliaJake · Kendallville · N. Riley House · The Peanut Butter Cafe & Roadhouse