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Monthly Archives: July 2017
All these years, here’s what I’ve heard about Francis Ford Coppola’s Godfather films (Anthology? Trilogy? Trilogy.) 1. The first film is fantastic (and highly quotable.) 2. The sequel The Godfather Part II is supposed to be even better. 3. The … Continue reading
After waiting five days for shipping time, our new Sonos Play:5 arrived at our local Target store for pick-up. It came packaged in a large fancy box with a carrying handle and two sliding locks to keep it secure. Very … Continue reading
Josh survived his week at Forestburg Scout Reservation and we’re all happy to be back together again
We drove up late Friday to Forestburg in order to make it in time for the flag ceremony and to see Joshua. There was a lot of traffic on a summer Friday, but we made it in time. The other good … Continue reading
Last Sunday, Josh left with a large number of other boys from his Boy Scouts troop to spend a week at Forestburg Scout Reservation. Last year’s Boy Scout camp was the first time that he ever went away on his own … Continue reading
The “Lounge” is almost done. Throw pillows coming this weekend or early next week. Still need to find window treatments.
Oooooh, is that…. air conditioning? What a nice feeling to walk upstairs and not crash into a heavy later of hot and humid air. First time in 2 two weeks. It was a hot day so the technicians couldn’t finish … Continue reading
The technicians arrived at 5:30 AM this morning. Today’s weather forecast is a high of 94 degrees, and add 25 degrees to any attic. They wanted to start early to avoid as much of the heat as possible. If it … Continue reading
It’s been two months but I finally finished watching Whiskey Tango Foxtrot. The 2016 film was adapted from the book The Taliban Shuffle: Strange Days in Afghanistan and Pakistan, a memoir by U.S. journalist Kim Barker about her experiences reporting in Pakistan … Continue reading
When we last saw our Dynamic Duo, Mr. Freeze had fiendishly aged and deteriorated the condenser fan for their upstairs HVAC. The Ipes were sweating it out upstairs, desperately researching options to fix the unit, replace one system for the … Continue reading
Not bad. Not bad at all. And it was fun too.