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Some of you may have noticed that parts of the East Coast are getting a bit of snow today, as a blizzard is forecast to hit the Northeast. As much as 30″ of snow is expected and, unlike my neighbors, I’ve got my shovels ready.
I’ve mentioned before that my family inhabits the smallest house on the block, a tiny cape home overshadowed by the McMansions down the street. It seems as though each of these mini-fortresses is served by an army of service industry people: house cleaners, landscapers, contractors, handy-men. They even have their groceries and dry cleaning delivered. I have only seen one other person in a couple block radius mowing his or her own lawn in the summer, which I’m sure will launch another post come June.
The same is true for snow removal. I always shovel out my own driveway. I should say WE always do…
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