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A Better Excuse Than ‘The Dog Ate My Homework’

I hadn’t posted for a while, and one of my readers asked why. I told her I had a better excuse than “the dog ate my homework.” Way better. But I wouldn’t wish it on anyone.

My wife and I had returned from a vacation in Europe, where we’d hiked the Alpine trails of Zermatt beneath the snow-capped majesty of the Matterhorn in southern Switzerland’s Valais canton. We visited dear…