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Our Minimalist Christmas Lighting

We don’t do outdoor Christmas lights at Casa McGee. At least not in the traditional, showy, make-the-house-bright-enough-to-be-seen-on-Mars way. It’s not that we don’t like Christmas lights; quite the contrary, and we drive around every Christmas eve and admire what other Tri-Cities homes have put on display. (Plus, we try to get over to Senske‘s amazing […]

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Our New House is on Google Street View

This is the first time I’ve ever seen Casa McGee on Street View. New house, or old house. Google drove some of the main streets in our area about two years ago, or maybe more, but it didn’t do a thorough photo shoot in our old neighborhood at the time. So the old house wasn’t […]

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Sunset: Day 225

Wednesday was our 225th day in the new house* and wow, did we have a beautiful sunset, or what??!!?? That’s gotta be in the top five or 10 sunsets since we moved in. I had looked outside at around 5:30 or so and it wasn’t looking too good for a special sunset, then 45 minutes […]

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Sunsets on Twitter

(I don’t know why this has bothered me for the past couple days, but it has, and that’s probably a fault that I need to think about more and work on.) I was at a local event last week chatting with a lot of friends and somehow the subject of my sunset photos on Twitter […]

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New Address, New Online Error Messages

Aside from the occasional brush with unwanted creatures, living in a new house is pretty dang awesome. But, as I’ve recently discovered, living at a new address has at least one minor drawback: Nobody recognizes that it’s a real address. Or, at least, nobody that uses whatever international address database is out there. Several times […]

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Snake on a Plain

We had quite an interesting day on Saturday, thanks in large part to this fellow: That is something called a gopher snake. I didn’t know it at the time of “the incident,” and couldn’t see its tail buried in the grass of our backyard, so as far as I knew, it was a rattlesnake or […]

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