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SPRING CLEANING

The weather is warming. Spring is in the air. It's time to clean house.

Not really.

I don't clean by the clock...or the calendar, for that matter. But The Southern Woman That I Married has decided that the rug in my Man Cave needs to be replaced. I think that the reason for that decision - aside from the fact that it's spring and that the rug is as old as Moses, tattered at the edges, and worn through in spots - is that there was a cute little rug on sale.

I shall refrain from reminding you of the difference between Martians and Venusians: A man will spend two dollars the first place that he shops on something that he could have bought for one dollar if he'd read the ads. A woman happily spends two dollars on something that she doesn't need but the ads say is on sale.

Anyway, the changeover has to happen on a weekday while I'm at work because TSWTIM's help is not available on weekends. I come home and my stuff is in boxes. All of my stuff is in boxes. Stuff I…

2WHEELS 4 MEALS MOTORCYCLE/SCOOTER CHARITY RIDE

2 Wheels 4 Meals will be held on Saturday, June 12, 2010, to benefit emergency feeding programs. Last year, the Lehigh County Conference of Churches served 55,000 meals free of charge to the hungry, the homeless, people with mental illness, and the working poor. Every $25 raised will buy 100 meals. In May of 2009, Scoot for Food attracted 40 riders but the name caused some of our higher displacement cousins to avoid the ride. So this year, it's 2 Wheels 4 Meals. A loop of about 55 miles is planned, starting and ending in Keystone Park (Route 329 and Green Street) in Bath where there will be a live band and burgers and dogs, included in the ride registration. Two rest stops have been arranged. One stop will be at Blockers Enterprises, a huge Harley/Yamaha/Kawasaki dealership (http://blockers.com). The other will be at the country estate of an avid motorcycle collector who will allow the use of his swimming pool and hot tub! You can check out a part of Biker Bill’s collection of Har…