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On vacation

gONE FISHING.pngSome of my fondest childhood memories were fishing with my father.

Yeah, right.  I know a lot of people like it, but it bored me out of my skull.  You ever see me with a fishing pole, head down to probate court and get me a guardian, because I've clearly lost my mind.

I am on vacation, though.  Well, actually, I'm on vacation from here for a couple weeks.  I'm going away for a long weekend.  (It was supposed to be a long week, but that didn't happen.)  I'll be back here on the 15th.  See you then.

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    Change of course
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