Material Possessions Aren’t Everything

But some of them are very nice

Photo by Nathan Dumlao on Unsplash

Money can’t buy happiness, but it can buy a new dishwasher, and I’m listening to the quiet hum of my new one working right now.

I got my first dishwasher, a used portable, right around the time my second child was born — that’s 45 years ago. No one in my family had ever had one, but several of my friends did, and they are…

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