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March 3, 2005

Wintering in Colorado

So we're back from Colorado, having spent a week or so in Breckinridge, at the Kathy and Bob's retiremet condo.
Lucas, Jean and I flew out to Denver where Bob picked us up and drove us over to Breck. Kate and Zeke also flew in, so we made a zoo of it with the in-laws in their abode...

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Master Bath - Cut first, ask questions later

You know when you just want to kick yourself for something dumb? I did something like that tonight. Fortunately, there's always gorilla glue...

We've just recently tiled our master bath, along with a run of nice slate tiles along the entrance. Unfortunately, just that much too high to let the door open.

So, being the handy young home-owner that I am, I decided I could saw off the bottom of the door with a trusty skill saw. So I did. Only when I put the door back up to the frame, I noticed the hinges didn't look right. Yep, I'd sawn off 1/4" of the top, not the bottom.

Infuriating, but no biggie, I'll just saw the bottom off now. I flipped it over...and found two small plastic nubs on the bottom which I could simply pry off with pliers. I never needed to cut it off in the first place.
Oh well, like I said, there's always gorilla glue:)

March 21, 2005

Spring is Here!

Yesterday was the Vernal Equinox, the time when the Sun rises exactly in the east travels through the sky for 12 hours and sets exactly in the west. On the Equinox this is the motion of the Sun through the sky for everyone on earth.

In any case, it means we can definitely start thinking about making our garden, and looking forward to warmer weather. We set up our deck furntiture in celebration, and I brewed a Belgian Wit, which should be ready in a couple weeks...

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