Monthly Archives: May 2011

House Projects

The boys are visiting their grandmother this weekend… which gives me lots of time to work on the house.  I was able to mow the grass as well as work on Ben’s room. Last weekend I put together the crown … Continue reading

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A Friday night on the Connecticut River

The boys had been talking about this trip all week.  I had done some research on where to do river camping here in Connecticut and found that the state has several campgrounds that are accessible only by canoe or kayak.  … Continue reading

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A shoe rack… finally finished

Sometime last winter I had decided that it was time to replace the ugly cheap shoe cubes that sit in the mud room.  I figured that I could build a quick set of shoe racks that would last until I … Continue reading

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Another good weekend.

I had another good weekend…. I got lots done.  It is Mother’s Day weekend, so the boys went to their mom’s house on Saturday morning.  But she let them stay until 11 instead of the usual 9AM.  But of course … Continue reading

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Doug Gubbs

On Friday, I too leave from work to attend a memorial service for an old friend, Doug Gubbs who passed away in February.  I have known him since I started working at the submarine squadron.  He had been there for … Continue reading

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A busy weekend

I didn’t get everything completed I had hoped for the weekend.  But it was a good weekend nonetheless.   I didn’t get to Ben’s room (yes, I need to get some work done on the room – it’s been uncompleted for … Continue reading

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