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Domestic civility during a cooped-up crisis | Chuck's World


Last updated 8/12/2020 at 6:15pm

“Are you eating M&Ms for breakfast?” my wife asked the other day, although politely. We’re very polite in this household at the moment. It just makes sense to be on our best behavior, because we’ve been holed up together for five months and we also have a lot of knives.

And then there’s just the whole thing about being married for 37 years.

We just celebrated our anniversary, in fact, quiet but nice. We had a great meal picked up from a favorite restaurant, with some scintillating conversation and really good dessert, and then we retreated to our neutral corners for the remainder...

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