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TUESDAY, MAY 30, 2006

Site visit I spent Memorial Day weekend in Pennsylvania, which is no surprise since I've spent just about every holiday in Pennsylvania for the past three years. I came with a laundry list of things to do, and I left with a laundry list of things undone. Part of this [...]

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MONDAY, APRIL 10, 2006

This week kathryn's room chandelier Except for Thursday, this has been a very productive week: We filed our taxes, and I was actually disappointed at how much we owed, since we're going to be filing for a refund of all of it with the historic tax credits. We [...]

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29, 2006

Money I just loaded three months' of receipts into Quicken, and it told me we'd spent $173,000. I was upset, I was mortified, but I wasn't surprised. I was also wrong. Turned out I'd seriously screwed something up and the actual figure was under $100,000, but that's not the point. [...]

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SUNDAY, MARCH 04, 2006

Cheating As I've mentioned before, plastering is a lost art. And to the people who used to do it for a living, I'm sure they said "good riddance." Jerry Lieb Plasterers in Bill's room First, you had to put up lath, which originally was thin strips of bark or [...]

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