Lucky in love (family) does not equal Lucky with computer speakers

I love my kids and my family, but some days they can be especially trying especially with them around computer peripherals. I originally had a pair of semi-cheap 350W big speakers a couple years ago. As time progressed and the kids got older, the speakers began to rattle more and more from the inserted . . . → Read More: Lucky in love (family) does not equal Lucky with computer speakers

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You know you have the found the right church when…

.. you feel guilty for not attending it or want to spend more time there. Somber and I have been attending a Christian Reformed church again. Both she and I grew up in the Reformed tradition (she was RCA (Reformed Church of America) and I was CR). During our many moves, we have . . . → Read More: You know you have the found the right church when…

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Category archive RSS feeds now available

I have added category specific RSS feeds for those only interested in my weightloss happenings or those only interested in Information Security posts. If you want to monitor updates on my humble take on security issues and eliminate some of the noise from this somewhat eclectic , these feeds would seem to be the . . . → Read More: Category archive RSS feeds now available

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The mucho sweating and some grunting is over

Well this should make it official. While there is still boxes to be unpacked, the Move is over. Somber’s dad and I packed the truck by ourselves on Friday last week. It took us basically 5 hours to load the trucks, and then we had to clean the house. We stayed over . . . → Read More: The mucho sweating and some grunting is over

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All that's left is the sweating and the grunting

Well after the prospective buyers of our house took 11 days longer than originally expected to secure financing, our move is finally seeming more permanent. The last few days have been one setback and resolution after another. We found out on Tuesday afternoon that the financing had finally gone through for the buyers, and . . . → Read More: All that's left is the sweating and the grunting

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Mourning

Today we had to get rid of our dog, Lucky. I am sad and don’t feel . . . → Read More: Mourning

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Going Once. Going Twice. SOLD!

Our ’95 Windstar (“albatross”) is gone

We finally sold our old minivan today. We got about half what we originally wanted, but probably 3x as much as the salvage yard would have given. Needless to say being down to 2 vehicles — even if we got less than we wanted — before our upcoming move . . . → Read More: Going Once. Going Twice. SOLD!

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WE HAVE SOLD OUR HOUSE!!!!!

This could be in front of our house

WE HAVE SOLD OUR HOUSE!!!
After 14 months of being on the market and countless frustration after each open house and showing, we have finally achieved nirvana. While still not a definite thing — contigent on home inspection and financing — Somber and I have agreed to an offer . . . → Read More: WE HAVE SOLD OUR HOUSE!!!!!

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One more photo upload – our anchor to Badger

Here is our anchor to the Badger area, which also makes me commute the 100 miles each way to work. It is our house. It has been on the market for over 1 year now, but few offers have been received. Our area has suffered a number of plant shut downs, which has . . . → Read More: One more photo upload – our anchor to Badger

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Test Photo Uploads

SomberSusie with our dog Lucky – affectionately and sometimes un-affectionately called the . . . → Read More: Test Photo Uploads

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