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Entries from April 29th, 2008

Living Room Renovation (Stage 2)

April 29th, 2008
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Well, it only took me a sliced thumb and the two of us about 3 hours, but surface prep is complete. Next up – priming: Of course that meant tearing down the shrine. Let us pause for a moment and consider how I am going to survive for 3 days without the comfort and guidance […]

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Living Room Renovation (Stage 1)

April 27th, 2008
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Most renovations start with the ceiling and work down from there. Ours is starting from the floor and working up from there. A real problem in renovating a space that is used to connect the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms, and the front door as well as housing the shrine, is that it is used extensively through […]

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Garage Sale!

April 26th, 2008
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The first step in our ( the wife and I ) plans for renovation out living room was to get rid of the old furniture. The best way to do that is via garage sale, but furniture alone doesn’t really draw a crowd. We need to sell more stuff. Luckily (!?) the wife and I […]

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Prayer for Gamers

April 25th, 2008
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Dug up from a recent foray into the blogosphere, this ancient prayer (circa 2007-04-08 ) in 1337 is very hard to dechiper in it’s orginial form. However a translation was found at the same site: Our sysadmin, who chills in Heaven, feared be thy name. Thy pwnage come, thy scripts be done in /earth as […]

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Some Tips for Running A Garage Sale

April 24th, 2008
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Advertise! People can’t buy from you if they don’t know you’re selling. Some very cost effective methods: Weekly adpapers (Pennysaver here in Volusia) are great ways to reach the ‘pro’ buyers. Daily newspaper classifieds are good, though they can get pricey and have strict deadlines. Craigslist is free. Some real estate offices will let you […]

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Broadcasting Bad Mojo

April 22nd, 2008
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The wife and I have decided to renovate the living room. Take a look here and you can probably figure out why. We have just spent the entire weekend researching and comparing furniture at the multitude of retail furniture outlets around here. We’ve come to an agreement on some of the major items: new flooring, […]

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The ‘Truth’ about Slacking

April 10th, 2008
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Been sick for the last few days. Blarg. Trudging through several days worth of email. Double Blarg. Anyway. I found this nugget I intended to send to every friend that made the mistake giving me their email address. Now that I have one of them-there blogs, I can inflict it on a far wider audience […]

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