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July 10, 2006

Life is not made sweet by Splenda

I strongly dislike Splenda¨∆. I'm eating yogurt with some oatmeal thrown in right now and at first bite sensed something wrong. Is it bad? Can yogurt go bad that fast? I take some more bites. Maybe it's the banana chips I put in...no they're fine. Honestly I'd rather eat plain yogurt than this splediferious stuff. Into the trash it goes.

July 11, 2006

Phillipson Clan

The entire Phillipson Clan is in town, as it was about that time and Robert is getting deployed soon. Kip, Kate, Zander and Zeke are down for the summer (Kip went back for work) as their house is being renovated. Robert, Robert, Amy and Ryanne are in from TX. The normal slew of local folks are around, and Uncle Charlie, Aunt Jeanie, Emily and Rudy came down as well. We've been having a blast...

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July 13, 2006

Great Room Wood Floors, Day One

Day One - going well. We have three boards down and a good plan for the room...

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July 14, 2006

Great Room Wood Floors, Day Two

We're about 1/3 to 1/2 through laying down hardwood in the great room...

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VDOT Must be Crazy

An aside. The entrance to our driveway now has pavement. It was a surprise to us all...

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July 16, 2006

Great Room Wood Floors, Day Three

Main floor nearly done...sleep now.

Great Room Wood Floors, Day Three (b)

We've got some real super troopers working on Hearthwood this week...

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July 17, 2006

Great Room Wood Floors, Day Four

Yet another marathon day. I've just wrapped up at 12:30am again...

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July 18, 2006

Great Room Flooring Day Five

I've just finished the first coat of varnish. It looks beautiful. I've varnished myself into our bedroom...going to sleep.

Great Room Wood Floors, Day Six

I woke up this morning at six o'clock, against my better judgement, to return the sander...

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July 23, 2006

Great Room Flooring - COMPLETE!

If you hadn't guessed, the wood floors are done. We had to live at Kathy and Bob's for a few days, under their gracious hosting, until the fumes cleared, but we're finally back...

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July 30, 2006

Oak-Smoked Chicken

Lucas and I have been on our own this weekend - Jean and Merrill have been living it up, Princess-Style, in North Carolina, with the rest of the Princessi...

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