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Nemo

We seem to have found a kitten. We are calling her Nemo and she is the cutest. Pretty sure she will be staying.

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Oogie the doggie

On December 19, we got a dog. His name was Japetto [sic] at the shelter, but we named him Oogie Boogie. He seemed so sad and calm at the shelter – turns out that was probably just the painkillers. He was really … Continue reading

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Putting up a picture rail in a house with plaster walls

This was a post I intended to write… two years ago. In fact, I thought I did write it! But then I went to direct someone to it and found I’d never written it (except, apparently, in my head.) So … Continue reading

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Wilderness Park

I don’t know why I have not made it to wilderness park more often. It’s about a 5 minute bike ride from home. Here are some pictures I took today, I am going to try and make it there more … Continue reading

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More light in a room… when you don’t really care what it looks like

I have an art room/studio, and since I’ve moved in, I have made due with the light from the single bulb in the ceiling fan in the middle of the room + task lamps. It wasn’t really ideal, though, since … Continue reading

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Stuff I made

I am no fine woodworker, but I like taking scraps and putting them together to make something else. Here’s a few things I made recently. Tables for porch I used the railing we removed from the deck when we made … Continue reading

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(Why I hate) Bicycling in downtown Lincoln

(Above, a picture of a car in the 14th St. bike lane in Lincoln, NE. It’s not even turning, just driving there.) I broke the law yesterday. I’m usually such a good citizen. But I admit it. And I knew … Continue reading

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CSAs taught me to cook

Before about 5 years ago, I would have said, if asked, that I “can’t cook.” Of course, I could make scrambled eggs and ramen, but nothing that would compete with, say, a meal out. At some point, I started making … Continue reading

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Party photo booth instructions, notes, tips

There are already a few how to’s on this, but I thought another couldn’t hurt. I got the idea for setting up a photo booth at a party from Lucy Knisely’s flickr stream. I loved the idea, and immediately thought … Continue reading

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Backyard

Geoff and I have been slowly but surely working on the backyard. I have a hard time with this stuff, battling my apathy to do something I really want to do. My apathy steers me right a lot of the … Continue reading

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