Monthly Archives: January 2014

Writing

Will is one of the most creative people I know. Sometimes it seems he lives in a fantasy world. Or many fantasy worlds. I have been trying to encourage him to put his thoughts down in writing. Sometimes he can … Continue reading

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Upgrading the Internet

Okay, I really didn’t improve the Internet today; we just improved our connection to the Internet. I know, I just was complaining about how the boys spend too much time on their electronics yesterday. And undoubtedly this blog is not … Continue reading

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Preston 5th Grade Winter Concert

I have never been much of a singer, or any sort of musician. I think much to Susanna’s disappointment, but if you ever heard me sing you would understand my reluctance. So it is nice to see Will and Ben … Continue reading

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Blog Books

Will and Ben have been writing in their blogs for nearly 2 years by now.  Will has written over 8,100 words in 204 posts. Ben has written 6,400 words in 155 posts. I told the boys that if they wrote … Continue reading

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Frozen

The thermometer read -7 this morning. Well, it started at -4 when I woke up and then dropped to -7. Apparently it is warmer in Anchorage, Alaska then in Connecticut this morning. It has been too cold to do much … Continue reading

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Finishing up the quick bathroom upgrade

Susanna and I have made a good start on projects this year. We are focusing on smaller projects this winter.  So far, so good. It is nice to have projects that can be completed in a single weekend. This weekend … Continue reading

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Bathroom Improvements

We have an old house. That means never ending projects. Over the past couple of years, we have made progress and renovated (or at least repainted) most of the rooms in the house. However, we have a couple that we … Continue reading

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More Odds and Ends For the Weekend

Yesterday I finished one of the small projects that I had left as a remnant from a bigger project. I usually have a couple of them. It is just how my brain works. Why completely finish a project when another … Continue reading

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Finishing up Small Projects

Susanna and I have a (pretty long) list of small projects to do around the house. As well as a list of unfinished projects. Some of the unfinished projects include things like replacing the door hinges in the kitchen (I … Continue reading

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Finished with 2013, looking ahead to 2014

One year done… another one to look forward to.  Last year was a good year. Maybe an 8 (out of 10). It was also a busy year. There are lots of things we did better in 2013 than in 2012. … Continue reading

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