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Scariest Night of My Life

You’ve probably thought through that hypothetical situation, What would you grab if you had to evacuate your house because of a fire? Tonight — well, technically last night, July 3, and this morning, July 4 — I found out the answer: my laptop, iPhone, iPad and similar electronic devices. The kids did pretty much the […]

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“Plant Yourself Here”

You may already know that Cari and I are building a new home and expect to move in early next year; late February/early March is the plan. (It should be noted that the builders are torturing me — they haven’t begun yet! Ack!) We’ll be putting our current home on the market right after the […]

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Homegrown Tomatoes FTW

It sure as heck took long enough, but was it ever worth it. We planted tomatoes way back on May 29th, and last night I was finally able to slice into the first one that we picked. How delicious does this look??? It tasted every bit as good as it looks, too — the perfect […]

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We have tomatoes!

It’s been about six weeks since I planted a small tomato garden in the backyard, and I’m thrilled to report that we have our first two little tomatoes! (see one at the top and another at the bottom of the photo) Spotted these two yesterday on the front plant, which is growing like gangbusters. The […]

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Tomato Garden, Take 2

After the rousing success of last summer’s tomato-growing adventure, we’re back at it again this summer. Something came over me yesterday. After finishing up some work in the front yard, I went around back and dug up a 5×5 section of the lawn in the far corner. (By the way, earth is really heavy when […]

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Best Buy = Clueless, But My Office Upgrade Survived

Three weeks ago today, on December 7th, I bought a new TV at Best Buy for my office. The one I bought is an LG brand, 32LE5400. It had all the things I wanted: 1080p 120 hz refresh rate built-in Internet connectability right size for my office right brand — either Samsung or LG It […]

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