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One Step Backward…

I bought a charcoal grill this weekend.  In fact, I argued to get one.

The old grill gave up the ghost at the end of last year. We’d had it for seven years, used it a lot, and let it sit in the rain much of the rest of the time. So last fall we moved it out of the backyard, and into the alley, in the hope that someone would steal it, and save us the horror of hauling it to the dump. That part of the plan worked beautifully.

My husband wanted to replace my beloved, rusty, rickety, fire trap with a gas grill: more convenient (true), better built (also true, unless you spend a fortune) and the food tastes just the same. “No, it doesn’t,” I said.

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