February 2007

The Good Book

by Josh on February 26, 2007 · 5 comments

in Ideas

Brothers and sisters, I have a testimony for you today! Testify! I have seen the maker’s book! Yes! I have touched it’s pages! Mmmmm! Mmmmm! I have glimpsed it’s hidden wisdom! Go on! And what I saw was good! Hallelujah!


Picking Wallpaper

by Josh on February 23, 2007 · 6 comments

in House History

Chewing your fingernails. Picking a scab. Why does anyone do these things? They don’t make you look any better, in fact you usually look worse than if you had just left everything alone. I’ve recently discovered the house equivalent of fingernail chewing: picking old, peeling, painted wallpaper off the walls. It absolutely looks terrible, but […]


Bathroom GFCI

by Josh on February 19, 2007 · 0 comments

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I’ve always appreciated the fact that the previous owners of our house added a master bathroom to the top level of the house. It is a great convenience and would otherwise have been a project for us to do ourselves. Of course there are a couple things about it that I would have done differently […]


Frozen Pipes

by Josh on February 18, 2007 · 7 comments

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The recent string of days below zero degrees here in Minneapolis have been tough. Even hardy Minnesotans, accustomed to chilly winter temps, have stayed indoors as much as possible in order to avoid the danger and discomfort of the extreme cold. So what’s a person to do when the cold tries to come inside and […]


Month One, Baby Two

by Josh on February 12, 2007 · 2 comments

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When last I blogged, I was preparing for the arrival of my second son. Now nearly five weeks have passed and we’re having a wonderful time. Number Two was a healthy 8 pounds, 6 ounces and 21 inches at birth and he has bulked up to over 11 pounds since then. Despite my solid “proud […]