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Stories relating to our home and the stuff in it

counter space

This post had an unexpected starting place. I sat across the table from Mauri a few days ago and noted the large empty space left behind after he shipped off his espresso machine for repair or replacement. The whole story … Continue reading

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At Linsey’s Client Appreciation Party the other night we were given wooden plaques and could choose from several words: grateful, friends, etc. It was a no brainer for me because… …on display in our “old” entry is our family’s welcome-sign … Continue reading

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two-day celebration

That’s right, we started celebrating yesterday and are just now finishing. But it’s a big deal and merits a big drawn-out celebration. After all, it was a first-time-ever for both of us and will probably a last-time-ever for both of … Continue reading

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deck the halls

I’ve never been one to put lights all over the house, outside or inside, but I admit I’ve stooped to a standard that could match that of a grinch. It isn’t true, the grinch part, but just know it now … Continue reading

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all done

I’m pretty sure you could live out the remainder of your days without ever learning the rest of the story about our backyard. But you know what? I’m going to show you anyway. Of course to fully appreciate the after … Continue reading

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We have a serious mole problem in our backyard. They’ve invaded our front yard too! What a mess! We didn’t know what we were going to do with our mole problem. Then we looked outside and found the culprit at … Continue reading

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and so we wait

Mauri and I have stayed put this summer rather than finding adventure away from home. That’s mostly because we’ve had projects involving our house or we were w.a.i.t.i.n.g for them to get started. Once all our stuff was put back in place … Continue reading

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