Monthly Archives: November 2011

Entry 78: Going Out of Basement Sale

We cleaned out our basement recently. You’d think, wouldn’t you, that you’d have to live in a house longer than seven months before the basement needed cleaning out, but there you go. The problem was that the condo development we … Continue reading

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Entry 77: Thanksgiving Post-Game Report

Our first Connecticut Thanksgiving was fabulous, thanks to my lovely wife, her new kitchen, and our wonderful guests, Debbie, her brilliant son Jonathan and his brilliant friend Angela, and our former neighbors, Gary, the other Debbie, Jake and Jeremy. The … Continue reading

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Entry 76: Welcome, Beta Pilgrims

Tomorrow will be our first Thanksgiving in our new home.  Our former neighbors are coming, along with a dear friend and her son, who is getting a Ph.D in robotics and who, we all agree, will one day be responsible … Continue reading

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Entry 75: Winter Approaches

The Cross-Westchester Expressway (Rte 287), as its name implies, traverses Westchester County from the Hudson River to  Long Island Sound, connecting the Tappan Zee Bridge to the New England Thruway. More importantly, it serves as the snow line for all … Continue reading

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Entry 74: Holey War

You know what I’m quickly discovering in my new role as a handy homeowner?   No matter how many tools you have, you never have the right tool. As I mentioned in an earlier post, we own a lot of drill … Continue reading

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Entry 73: Ask Mr. Homeowner

Now that I’ve owned a home for six months (or roughly .86% of my life), I feel qualified to answer questions for other fledgling homeowners because, these days, the only qualification you need to be an expert on anything is … Continue reading

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Entry 72: BULLETIN–World to End Today

The world will end today at precisely 11:11. Incredibly, no one to my knowledge has actually predicted this, but, really, how could the world not end at 11:11 on 11/11/11?  What world could resist that temptation? Yes, I know, the … Continue reading

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