Category Archives: Family nonsense

And so it begins

From the popping of cranberries to the final slice of pumpkin pie, I hope you have a very happy Thanksgiving. Gobble till you wobble! Advertisements

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Money pit

Houses, man. They are expensive – even if your mortgage payments are reasonable because you bought the house before the market lost its mind, the ongoing maintenance is not insignificant. It’s these things that *almost* make me wish we were … Continue reading

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26 years (and counting)

The Mr and I celebrated our anniversary this weekend by strapping on a couple of heavy backpacks and hitting the trails.  With all the forest fires in this part of the country, we headed the opposite direction: west out to … Continue reading

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Productively unproductive

A lazy weekend at the cabin turned out to have quite a bit of activity.  We went on a hike on Sunday (which nicely took the place of my scheduled run), among the ski runs. They look a little eerie … Continue reading

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Rest and relaxation

Not working on the house this weekend.  And yes, that’s wine in the little plastic cup. I’m fancy like that. 

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Feeling productive

Some weekends we work work work around the house and never seem to get anything done. Well, this weekend I knocked several projects off the list.  I painted the side of our carport-turned-shop. It hasn’t been painted in over 40 … Continue reading

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Not derailed, just delayed

Had a minor knitting setback on my way home last night; one of my bamboo DPNs splintered in my hand. I only had a set of 4 with me, but at home I have many DPNs so today I’m back … Continue reading

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