Monthly Archives: April 2013

Update on 2013 Plans

In early January I posted my list of goals for 2013. I figured I would look back at them and see how I am doing this year. So here is how I am doing: Get the sailboat in the water … Continue reading

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Trivets

I decided to do a quick project in the workshop with the boys today (and Will’s friend who was over for the afternoon). I had worked with Will yesterday to mill some (what I think is) maple to make trivets. … Continue reading

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Friday morning (Finally)

Wow, it has been a busy week.  We had lots of activities planned for every day. And today is our day to rest. Will is up early, playing on his iPhone. I’m waiting for the coffee to finish brewing and … Continue reading

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Sailing!

Our sailboat has spent many years, first sitting next to the garage in Ledyard, and then (mostly) inside our garage here in Preston. I got the sailboat before William was born, so it has been sitting around for over 10 … Continue reading

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Spring Break!!

The boys are on spring break this week. And finally, it seems that the spring weather is here. I am on vacation all week. However, Susanna still has school this week – so it isn’t really a vacation for everyone. … Continue reading

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A great day

It feels like spring is finally here. The weather was much warmer this weekend (though today was a bit breezy). The sun was out yesterday (and some of today). We had a great weekend as a family. The boys both … Continue reading

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Looking like a sailboat

I got the mast up today. Finally! After a complete a$$ kicking last time, I took time to plan raising this mast. And I only dropped it once. And no one got hurt and nothing was broken. So it’s not … Continue reading

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… and there was light

Okay, so my labors in repairing the sailboat are nothing compared to that of creation. Nor is the labor close to that of slaying the Nemean Lion  However, it is one of my longest unfinished projects, so finishing any of … Continue reading

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(Almost) Raising the mast

So, I couldn’t get it up this evening. No not that… This is a (mostly) family friendly blog.  I tried to step the mast tonight after work, but couldn’t get it all the way up. The standing rigging isn’t adjusted … Continue reading

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