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August 23, 2017

There’s a light switch in my garage that doesn’t work. Actually, the entire circuit doesn’t work, although I have another light and fixing the problem isn’t high on my list of priorities. For one thing, it would involve an electrician, and possibly an electrician who has to go into my attic. I’d rather not disturb the raccoons.

But, as we humans tend to do, I flip that switch from time to time. Nothing ever happens, of course, but trying telling that to the hand. Muscle memory or some other unconscious imperative seems to be in the driver’s seat here, and so my hand insists on...

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