Monthly Archives: August 2005

Outsmarted by a 2.95 Year Old

We were in desperate need of groceries. Partly because of lack of ambition, and partly because there was still food in the house, we have not been grocery shopping for quite a while. After dinner, we packed up the boys … Continue reading

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My mother has a new web log. Thanks, Matt!

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Vacuum Cleaners

I remember my first vacuum cleaner. It was “inexpensive,” about $40 in 1997, and broke very quickly. I used a dust buster for about the next two years. It sounds a lot worse than it is, since at the time … Continue reading

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Democratic Zombies

This says it all.

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Ice Cream Trucks

I remember very few times growing up when my Dad got me something from the Ice Cream Truck. Mostly it was because we lived out in the country, and the Ice Cream Truck did not come by very often. The … Continue reading

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Made an Offer

We made our first offer on a home. It is exciting and kind of scary. Although I hope that the seller accepts our offer, I would be a bit surprised. I am anxiously awaiting a response.

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Friendly Get-Together

My wife had some friends over from work for a barbecue. I have not been keeping adequate track of the number of cookouts that I have had this summer, but I am going to make a conservative guess.

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Condo Hunting

I think that we have given up looking for single family home for the time being. Instead, we are looking at condos. After looking at nearly fifty houses, and not seeing any we liked, we started looking at condos. As … Continue reading

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Blogger for Word

I just installed Blogger for Word, and I have to say that I am impressed. I only use my blogger account to test templates for my mother’s web log, as she likes to write, but presentation is also important to … Continue reading

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Received via email: AMERICA NEEDS TO WAKE UP! That’s what we think we heard on the 11th of September 2001 (When more than 3,000 Americans were killed -AD) and maybe it was, but I think it should have been “Get … Continue reading

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