Archive | December, 2007

Max Flax

December 30, 2007

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Do you know how much flaxseed meal Brad Royuk eats every day? A surprising amount. See this? That spoon is piled higher than Marge Simpson’s hair! And he eats two of them! *Jibblie* Looks like a compost pile. Peggy, the rest of this post is for you. I wanted to test the terra cotta saucer […]

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Recycling – Out!

December 30, 2007

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I had a surprisingly productive day. Our house has slowly been filling with recycling, and it was threatening to take over the kitchen and the basement. I got all the boxes broken down and consolidated, and everything loaded into the back of the truck. There were a couple of bags for Goodwill, too, and some […]

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Happy 33 1/3, Beth!

December 29, 2007

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Brad and I are giving this event full coverage, so I hope our stories don’t overlap too much. Yesterday Beth turned a third of a century old.  She had mentioned long ago that she would like a party to celebrate the occasion.  We said ‘yes’, then never mentioned it again – keeping it a secret.  […]

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This is the way we wash our tools.

December 28, 2007

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Before Brad arrived, I was running around like crazy trying to put all the stuff away that I drag out for various ‘experiments’. I was also trying to do some laundry, so I was on my way to the basement with a basket of clothes and as I walked through the house I put things […]

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New, better, more powerful bread

December 26, 2007

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So, I’m never making no-knead bread again. Too many steps, too messy, and too much time. I’m now hooked on ‘Artisan Bread in Five Minutes’. The real recipe is here, but I cut it by two-thirds so I can make it in the plastic coffee cans that keep getting donated to the CDC. This is […]

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Laurenburg

December 25, 2007

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I’m not sure anymore if Laurenburg means Lauren city or Lauren mountain, but I’m pretty sure it’s one of those two. Unfortunately, Laurenburg needs more visitors if it’s going to thrive and prosper in 2008. I don’t know what the future has in store for Laurenburg, but I’m assured that the more people who visit […]

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