The other day, after reading and hearing far too much about the shenanigans in our nation’s capital, I found myself out behind our house with a knife in one hand and a stick in the other. Now before you think that I had picked up these items in preparation for a very poorly equipped insurrection, I should tell you that I was simply doing something that I hadn’t done for years. I was whittling on a stick.
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