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Ink Spots: Of Expiration Dates and Other Trivia, Scott MacDonald, @scottmacnotes
Dec 19

Ink Spots: Of Expiration Dates and Other Trivia

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I wonder who looks at expiration dates on food and over-the-counter meds other than my children. Bing and I seem to have reared five super-cautious (a nice way of saying paranoid), compulsive label-readers. Who Reads Expiration Dates Anyway? Food Case in point: Last year, Meg asked what she would need to make turkey gravy at […]

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Ink Spots: Of Thanksgiving Past, Inkspots, Molly MacDonald, Scott MacDonald, @scottmacnotes
Nov 26

Ink Spots: Of Thanksgiving Past

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As I write this, Thanksgiving is upon us. Which reminds me of our first Thanksgiving after we were married. We had moved to Kansas City that June when Bing finished law school. We rented a nice apartment which we shared, initially, with the former tenants, who were loathe to vacate it. There were approximately 3,421 […]

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Nov 07

Ink Spots: Stick With Me, Kid

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Stick with me, kid . . . I wrote my first Inkspots column in 1984. I was, of course, a mere slip of a girl then. Over the years, I’ve tried to educate my readers (all three of them) in the ways of the world. For instance, I counseled against feeding one’s husband chili made […]

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Ink Spots: Of Carnival Rides and Fairs, Scott MacDonald @scottmacnotes
Aug 15

Ink Spots: Of Carnival Rides and Fairs

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Ink Spots: Of Carnival Rides and Fairs With the county fair almost upon us, visions of past fairs and carnival rides dance in my head. When Wade was about ten, and we lived across the street from the fairgrounds, he managed to get a job with the carnival workers. For the duration of the fair, he was […]

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May 22

Of the Danger of New Gardening Gloves

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I bought a new pair of gardening gloves awhile ago. I couldn’t find my old ones and since I’d inherited some more hostas, I was compelled to plant them. I really should have “people” to do that sort of thing for me, because I harbor a “hate gardening” gene in my DNA. As it was, […]

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Apr 24

Ink Spots

Ink Spots

Ink Spots by Molly MacDonald Of small town life . . . and love I married a city boy who became the poster child for small town life. Bing grew up in suburban Chicago, worked for two years in Kansas City, then jumped at the chance to practice law in my hometown. He never looked […]

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