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Entries from February 2011

Dave and Lisa

February 28th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Dales son David and Dave’s wife Lisa were here in Arizona this week. We took a day-long trip to the Grand Canyon on Thursday, and went hiking in the desert Friday and Saturday, besides lots of meals and time spent getting to know each other better. It was wonderful having them here, as it was […]

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Entertainment Center!

February 14th, 2011 · 10 Comments

Today Carl the carpenter brought all the pieces of the entertainment center that he has been building for the past 3 months. He only had a small trailer, so he had to bring it piece-by-piece, and it was too late to start assembly today. Right now all the pieces are standing behind the sofa in […]

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February 10th, 2011 · 6 Comments

For Christmas Gisele and I got a Roomba, robot vacuum cleaner. We like it! Every night at 3:00am it wakes up and wanders around the lower floor vacuuming up dog hair and dust bunnies. In the morning I get up and empty the dust bin, and put it back down, ready for another day. Our […]

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Hybrid Hot Water?

February 2nd, 2011 · 7 Comments

Geek alert. May not be interesting to the casual reader. Technical, gadget-type stuff. We have had our current water heater for over 15 years (it came with the house). It’s inefficient and I’m concerned that it is ready to cause another flood. So I updated to the latest technology. I got a GE Geospring water […]

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