Monthly Archives: September 2009

Thoughts on Working Evenings

A late post today. I’m still at the library–working the night shift. That means I was here from 2:30, and I’ll be here until 11. It’s been quite a while since I worked this late, and it’s bringing back some … Continue reading

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A General Update on My Life

Had a friend who I hadn’t heard from in a while email me the other day, and I finally got around to replying with a general update on what my family and me have been up to recently. I figured … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Lars and the Real Girl

DKC and I watched one of the most unique romantic comedies over the weekend, but I’ve got a feeling the plot summary alone is going to turn off many of my readers. Don’t let it dissuade you! This is a … Continue reading

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Drive to Bangor

Spent the day in Bangor today for a work meeting. It was quite the beautiful drive–the leaves are changing, the sun was out, and there wasn’t much traffic. (Note–“not much traffic” in Maine equates to “no traffic” other places.) Nothing … Continue reading

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Why I Like Autumn

One of the biggest perks of being out here in Maine for me is definitely the fact that the four seasons are so distinct. It’s like everything’s magnified. Winter is WINTER–no doubt about it in your mind. It’s cold, it’s … Continue reading

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Masons (Free Would be Preferrable, but We’re Talking Chimneys Here, Folks)

So my chimney has a 1/2 inch crack in it that runs for three feet or so. You don’t want that when you’re using the chimney to burn 4 cord of wood a winter, or at least that’s what they … Continue reading

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Internet Connections and Fair Observations

Still pretty slow on the typing front, so today will be short, again. I just wanted to know how you all connect to the internet, and how satisfied you are with that connection. Right now we’re on cable, and I … Continue reading

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Officially 31

That’s right. I’m almost through with 31 years of life. Better yet, I’m not feeling like I’m in agony any time I move anymore. You might have noticed I disappeared from the face of the earth last week–my flu or … Continue reading

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The Joys of Home Ownership

Today was supposed to be pretty straightforward. We were going to have an outlet put in for the wood stove, and double check that the chimney was okay to have a wood stove on it. But the chimney is not … Continue reading

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Movie Review: My Dinner with Andre

So I’d been hearing more and more about how great My Dinner with Andre is, making me break down and move it up in my Netflix queue. I’m happy to report that the buzz was true: it really is a … Continue reading

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