Category Archives: Home ownership

Working underground

Work continues in the basement. I’m experiencing what happens when you let a basement lie pretty much fallow for a year. In the past twelve months, I’ve been down there for pretty much just four reasons. Find Xmas stuff, put … Continue reading

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Beats rubbing two sticks together or banging on rocks…

So about a dozen of us are hanging out together at Oakland Beach in Warwick last night when it started to rain and we retreated to the gazebo. Sitting around in a circle, I noticed that, because we’re a nerdy … Continue reading

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Settling In Like a Civilized Person Of All Things…

We’re settling in nicely. It’s been about a month now since we’ve officially taken up residence and while we’re not really living out of boxes anymore, and haven’t for a while, there is still a lot left to unpack–mostly books, … Continue reading

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I spend a lot of time in the basement…

I spend a lot of time in the basement. No surprise, it’s where I do the majority of my work. On the very day we moved in, I made sure that I had a working space in the basement with … Continue reading

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The blogs go on hiatus during Moving Time

As we get closer and closer to the Official Moving Day, it gets busier and busier on this end. Because I don’t want my paying work to suffer, I’m going to be taking a little hiatus from trad sessions and … Continue reading

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It’s All About the Work 3G

Oi. Interesting days. Good days, for the most part, but interesting–if you’re me. If you’re not men, well… Maybe not so interesting. Let’s be honest. These past couple of weeks I’ve been like a new daddy who’s been showing everyone … Continue reading

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Eight Days a Week?

On Facebook, Jeff Vandermeer recently made a comment in which he discovered he was a day off in his reckoning of the week. This gave him an extra day with which to work and my first thought was, “lucky bastahd.” … Continue reading

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Working Hard, Playing Hard, Ponzi, and the Cosmos

Welcome to the wonderful world of homeownership. No… I’m not being sarcastic. This is pretty real. While there’s a lot of work going on and still to be done, it’s been a lot of fun so far–setting up house and … Continue reading

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Who Owns Whom? More Moving Adventures

Who owns whom? Do we own the new house? Or is it coming to own us? Oi, the work in moving two packrats. The winnowing down of possessions. The packing of most. Hauling down boxes three flights of stairs. Every … Continue reading

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