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    Sunsets, Barbecues & Outdoor Entertaining

    The new house is really coming along! Holy moses, it looks terrific. Cari and I did a walk-through earlier this week with the electrician to choose where TV, Internet and other cables and wires will be placed, along with lighting and everything else involved with an electrical signal. We have another walk-through next week that …

    January 14, 2012
  • Now it REALLY looks like a house

    The crews were working today (on New Year’s Eve) and the new house is really taking shape. Windows are going in, roof is just about complete and the shell seems like it was going to be fully finished by the end of the workday. There must’ve been 8-10 guys all working at once on various …

    December 31, 2011
  • Final Tally: 15 Fill-ups in 2011

    I tried to make it through this week on just a few drops of gas in the car, but we’ve been running all around with errands and other stuff all week, so I had to make my last stop at the gas station yesterday afternoon. That’s my 15th and final fill-up for 2011. And it …

    December 28, 2011
  • Merry Christmas!

    Just want to wish a Merry Christmas to my family, friends and anyone else who keeps an eye on this blog for one reason or another! I hope the end of the year and all of 2012 is filled with blessings for you. God bless, Matt

    December 25, 2011
  • Facebook: Annoying? Mysterious? Both?

    I just finished updating my Facebook profile to the new Timeline. What a nerve-racking experience….because with Facebook, you never know what privacy settings have been changed without your permission, what new options and features are turned on by default, and so forth. Facebook doesn’t exactly have a good history of protecting its users, especially when …

    December 24, 2011
  • I Shrieked When I Saw This

    Okay, it’s been almost a week since I posted anything about the new house, so bear with me here. I was going to post yesterday, but managed to show some restraint, okay? Okay. So, when driving from our current house over to where our new house is, at the very end you go around a …

    December 20, 2011