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Ginger Dream

We’ve long contemplated building an RV-8. Superior’s XP-400 engine is suddenly out of the options (kudos to Superior for their buyback), but we still look at Van’s as a kit we’d like to build. Look at the RV-8, and contemplate it in Navy Blue,, with flat black nose, and appropriate (read: semi-inappropriate) nose art. Ginger … Continue reading »

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From One of Our Former Flight Instructors…

…who is apparently in The Swamp just now: We have nothing to add, but–given a spoon–would gladly subtract.

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Handy Baking Tip

When you run out of brown sugar (perhaps because the dog caused you to lose your balance and spill the whole damned container on the floor), you can substitute white sugar plus 1 Tbsp molasses for light brown, 2 Tbsp for dark brown. Still fine-tuning our apple streusel muffin recipe before Christmas breakfast tomorrow.  Watch … Continue reading »

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For the Coffee Lovers

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Pandora Gets Theological

Heard today on Pandora in direct succession: Perhaps somebody (Somebody?) is trying to tell us something….

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Autocorrect

Please, $DEITY, let this be the result of autocorrect.

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At the Eleventh Hour…

…of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, the guns fell silent.

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Firewood

Those who know us know that we love a good fire, and this winter looks to have lots of opportunity for such, with first snow expected this weekend.  In preparation, therefore, we’ve been looking to procure firewood. After several rounds with unscrupulous sellers trying to play games with me regarding the quantity of wood (one … Continue reading »

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Turn Back Time

Just a friendly reminder.

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Halloween Marketing Win

    Whether you hate tootsie rolls or licorice, the truth is we’ve all received Halloween candy we don’t like. But this year, Reese’s is coming to the rescue with their very own candy exchange machine. “Reese’s Halloween Candy Converter Machine” was first released to the public on Sunday, October 28, during a Halloween parade … Continue reading »

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