Monthly Archives: August 2005

Getting ready for winter!

Winter is just around the corner! With that being said, I’d like to blog a project that Wendy and I have been working on. One of our most treasured household possessions is our Woodstock Soapstone Stove. This wonderful work of … Continue reading

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Have you ever heard of the term “Shaming”? Apparently, there are entire Internet sites dedicated to this art. This practice is especially popular in our nations colleges. The idea is that at a party, if someone drinks too much and … Continue reading

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Jedi Mind Trick

Here’s an old one I’ve kept in storage for the past 10 years. You probably have seen this at one time or another during your internet travels, but just in case, I’ll give it a go. It’s an illusion of … Continue reading

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Father Retires

My Mom & Dad have been scheming this for quite some time now. Papa just retired and apparently they wish to follow in the footsteps of many of their predecessors and travel the country in a Winnebago. We all went … Continue reading

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Phyllis Returns

I had a blast today! Phyllis came back to Frederick for a visit. After giving her a tour of our new house, I quickly convinced her to take a ride with me on the A.T.V. I have to give her … Continue reading

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Taco Bell Hell

I feel the need to make a confession. Previously, I’ve posted about how much I despise the act of stealing. Lately I’ve been doing some soul-searching regarding a habit Wendy and I have developed. I’ll let ya’ll be the judge, … Continue reading

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A Math Trick

Stephanie sent me this neat little miracle of math. I actually scooped up the calculator and was quite impressed with the outcome. I wonder who sits around and dreams these things up? 1. Grab a calculator. (you won’t be able … Continue reading

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My Alienware

I just got an email informing me that the warranty on my computer is about to expire. This got me to thinking that indeed my Alienware is almost 1 year old. Wow, where does the time go? As I get … Continue reading

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Keep Your Distance!

Working with the public as I do, I’ve developed several pet peeves. One of them is that I just hate to have my “Personal Space” invaded. Can anyone out there relate to this? While conversing with an individual, there is … Continue reading

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Name These Bugs

Now that insect season is in full swing, I’m being treated to the gambit of variety in my secluded little forest. I snapped these two pix above, I’m assuming one is some sort of Grasshopper & the other some sort … Continue reading

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