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A pause in the Día de Muertos coverage for breaking news!!!

A few months ago, I replaced the small lightweight plastic table, that came with my apartment, with a larger dark green/black wrought iron one.  A couple of weeks ago, I exchanged the faded blue umbrella for a dark green one.  However, blue plastic chairs continued to surround the table — dark green chairs remained elusive, until today.  All was now color-coordinated perfection.

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Then, late this afternoon the winds came, the umbrella took flight, and disappeared

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Up, up, and away over the terrace it sailed, landing on the rooftop of the apartment compound bodega.  Thank goodness it didn’t leave the property!

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However, there is good news — with the aid of an extension ladder, long pole, and another gust of wind, my neighbor D freed it from the tree limb and its new rooftop perch.  Intact, it slowly glided down to the driveway.  It is now back, standing in the center of the table — albeit collapsed and fastened with a bungee cord.  Great minds are working on ways to better secure it.

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