Author - John

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Monopoly Moves

Dan and I continue to play around with furniture pieces in the new breakfast area as we try to figure out exactly what we want in terms of table and chairs. You may recall that we’ve been...

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Skip Away

I mentioned something to one of the contractors the other day about the ‘skip,’ and he didn’t have a clue what I was talking about. I quickly revised my sentence, replacing the...

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Phantom

We never know when our next offer of entertainment is going to come. Yesterday afternoon, I was preparing for a wild Saturday evening painting garage door panels when we received a call...

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Then And Now

So far, this winter’s weather is as easy to deal with as last year’s. We’ve had hardly any snow, and few days with very low temperatures. On Sunday the temperature here reached a...

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Humphrey?

For the first time, I am writing two consecutive blog entries as Dan is busy updating drawings for our house. Our town requires a set of “as-built” drawings before our final...

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Time To Get Organized

We are finally starting to put the house back in order and reclaim our space — from the ground up. I recently ventured into the basement, fired up the Shop-Vac and started tackling...

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Nurturing Well-Being

Someone from our Pilates class told me this morning that I look good and seem relaxed. It was a nice compliment to receive. One way Dan and I intend to nurture well-being for ourselves in...

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Jumping Jack

Jack surpassed himself this holiday season. During our holiday card photo session he provided us with a delightful reindeer pose for our card, as well as some great video content. For...