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|Feb 24, 2018
Something seems different….
We’re making great strides on our efforts to get an exhaust fan for the kitchen.
If you’re going to put in a fan, you may as well…
Add on to the house while remodeling the kitchen.
Which we’re doing.
It’s going to be great when it’s done. But we have a while yet before we can call it complete.
We do know about most of what will go into the the new kitchen (it was fun to look as giant slabs available as counter tops (we settled on Virginia Mist — but it’s not really from Virginia).
And I’m sure we’ll celebrate when we have a kitchen again. I’m less sure when that will be.
|Feb 16, 2018
Verizon DSL has just become too slow, fiber is not yet an option so I’m giving Comcast a try…
After one failed attempt based on simpler instructions, this seems to be working and our conection speed is much better now. Let’s see how stable it is over time and how hard getting out of Verizon is…
Admittedly I’m biased; I thought it was great. I’m really glad to have been able to attend.
|Feb 08, 2018
Something to strive for
From a very interesting fellow, John Perry Barlow:Principles of Adult Behavior
Shamelessly lifted from Kottke.org.
|Feb 04, 2018
Just who was Rube Goldberg anyway?
Robert’s science class is studying simple machines by building Rube Goldberg-esq contraptions. This one is getting close to working well.
We did need a bit more traction and mechanical advantage for the RC car to be able to lift the weight, sending the wedge car down the ramp to wedge up/knock over the book onto the catapult, launching the fish.
All-in-all, a sucess. Fine tuning to follow…
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