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I’ve been Hypermiling instead of blogging

Thursday, May 1st, 2008

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This space has been dead for a loooooooong time now. I’ve been busy renovating a house , raising a family and working with the youth at church.
My online time has been at CleanMPG. I’m hypermiling my civic and getting over 60 miles per gallon. Check out the forums and […]

big and strong

Wednesday, May 25th, 2005

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Lilia just got back from her first doctor visit. She’s two weeks old. From her birth measurements of 6lb 9oz and 18 inches, she’s up to 6lb 15oz and 21 inches! Maybe she’ll be like her old man after all! She’s healthy and feisty.

It’s a Girl!

Saturday, May 14th, 2005

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She’s here! Labor was quick, and everything went well. Mom and baby are home now, and none of us are sleeping much.
All the good stuff, with pictures, over at her page.

Hi There!

Friday, May 6th, 2005

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Here I am.
Life is busy. Lately I’ve been consumed by getting stuff ready for Baby’s arrival. In a house that’s partially renovated, there’s a lot to be done. It’s getting down to the wire here; she could arrive at any moment. She’s ahead of her scheduled end-of-May due date. […]

it’s been a while

Wednesday, November 17th, 2004

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I’ve been busy.
First, we bought a house. It has been more work than anticipated, and I’ve been keeping busy fixing it up. It’s a nice house, or rather, will be when it’s finished. Right now, that looks to be a long time off.

Second, work has been busy. The company is refocusing […]

computer woes

Tuesday, August 17th, 2004

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Computer is working again. The power supply decided to not put out power any more. Annoyingly, this is not the first time this has happened. This was a new unit that died, having replaced another dead one only six months ago.
Thank you, Andrew, for loaning me your spare.

house!

Monday, August 16th, 2004

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We got the house! We signed the papers and got the key on Friday, just before lunch. Been working on it (pulling up carpet mainly) all weekend.
Computer at home no worky, so more info coming later when I fix it.

away

Friday, June 18th, 2004

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Going away for vacation. Be back in a week.

feel good

Monday, May 3rd, 2004

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As a followup to eliot’s comments (and mine), I say that new socks will make you feel good. It’s something along the lines of ZZ Top’s Sharp Dressed Man. Makes me feel more put-together and under control.

political results

Friday, April 16th, 2004

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Well, the election came and went. One thing led to another, and I didn’t get a chance to go and vote. Even if I had, Gohmert would have won by about 4,000 votes. When it comes down to it, I guess this one was less important than the first election, since the […]