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I've been house-sitting for a buddy of mine this week. Last night I sat and read a little of my novel while his family cat sat with me and enjoyed some company (read "you may pet me, now!"). It got me thinking: I really enjoyed sitting there in the living room, sitting with the cat. It felt like "home."
So I kinda looked around at my buddy's house and thought, yes this does feel like a home. It feels like people really live in the house I'm house-sitting.
Tonight it snowed in Colorado Springs and made everything seem all festive all of a sudden. Driving home from dinner I saw the first neighborhood lights set up and it brought such a smile to my face.
I had to stop and take the picture to share I was so excited. I felt like a little kid again. As you can see, I had to fiddle with the camera a bit to get a good picture. And that got me to thinking:
Suppose that every day, ten men go out for beer and the bill for all ten comes to $100. If they paid their bill the way we pay our taxes, it would go something like this: