Monthly Archives: September 2013

A Long, Long Ride

From the beautiful minds of Lucy and Sam, I give you...

From the beautiful minds of Lucy and Sam, I give you…

My mom sent me some random emails and text messages this week to pass on some stories recounted by my Grandparents in a spontaneous fit of remembering. I was going to spin a Friday Flashback around them somehow, but it’s taking too long to concoct that and I want to get them archived on here before I forget/lose them in the mayhem that is iOS 7 on my phone. So, here goes… Continue reading

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Murder

I killed it. But I DID eat it.

I killed it. But I DID eat it.

Gah. This photo fills me with so much shame. Continue reading

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SuperHubs

That’s my SuperHubs:

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Up there on the roof of our carport, using his condor-like wingspan to reach a little strip of siding revealed above the kitchen bay window when the roofers stripped the shingles off it this week, then forgot about that little reveal during their paint job.

I noticed it while thoroughly inspecting the house before handing over final payment for the roof a couple days ago. No one would ever know it was there but me. I almost didn’t even notice it was there.

But, hey – I don’t call him SuperHubs for nothing.

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New Roof!

Goodbye, 100 years of miscellaneous "roof"...

Goodbye, 100 years of miscellaneous “roof”…

Well, when I said we were gonna “raise the roof,” I really had no idea how MUCH roof we were gonna raise.

Nor how messy the act of “raising” would be.  Continue reading

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Anti-Labor

Once again, we did an excellent job of not laboring on Labor Day.

We passed four days with the family up at Lake Almanor on such illustrious activities as…

1. Wandering Aimlessly

Sammy strolling the Almanor lakebed during dry late summer.

Sammy strolling the Almanor lakebed during dry late summer.

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