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My Bissell gives me a thrill

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Last week, I excitedly texted my friend of 40+ years: I’d managed to disassemble my vacuum, clear the potentially world-record dust ball trapped at the mouth of the hose, reassemble it, turn it on, and did not electrocute myself. Added thrill: the sight and sound of debris being sucked up into the “cyclone.” The last time a cyclone thrilled me…




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Chris A Raymond

Chris A Raymond

😜 Best curmudgeon in my age class (aspiring). Point guard (retired), artist, designer, snark lover. Often-cynical takes on work & life.

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