I found myself whistling as we drove to or from a soccer game with the grand daughters over the weekend. Why I retrieved this one particular tune from the cobwebs I will never know. “I’ll bet you two don’t have any idea where that tune came from” I challenged. They thought they sort of knew, but couldn’t come up with the name of the show. I even gave them a hint. It’s about a horse, I told them. “OOOH I know! I know!” exclaimed …

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This will be no revelation to you, I know, that squirrels have a hard time making up their minds under stress. So when I round a bend at 40 miles and hour and meet one straddling the white line of indecision in the middle of the road, I no longer slam on the brakes or throw the steering wheel wildly left or right. There’s really no point. It is certain that this ambivalent rodent, like all his kin I’ve encounter over the driving decades, is …

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