Monthly Archives: November 2008

Sunday morning thoughts

One of our liquidambar trees has gotten into a holiday mood, cheery  against the oaks and redwoods around it. I need to find heavy-duty holiday lights for our redwood trees… the 40 year-old lights that have been a neighborhood tradition … Continue reading

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Having given thanks

We had a lovely family Thanksgiving yesterday. John, Julie and Grace joined us for our ‘tiny turkey,’ a 10-lb. Diestel petite, with yam and carrot puree, rosemary-roasted red potatoes, Linda’s famous stuffing and cranberry sauce, paired with  Clos d’Oratoire Chateauneuf … Continue reading

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A rainy day at World HQ

It’s been a dark and rainy morning and so far we’ve been to the market, the gym and the hardware store. It started to pour rain as I made my way back from the hardware store, so I ducked into … Continue reading

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OMG, the upgrade worked!

November Sky At least I think it worked… Everything  apears to be functioning. I threw the photo in, above, just to check out the upload stuff.. and note that I get a caption space… interesting. The spellchecker doesn’t seem to … Continue reading

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We have been considering upgrading our WordPress server software from its current vintage to the latest stable release (2.6.3). There are lots of good reasons for doing this, mostly visible from the author’s side, but, of course, we have that … Continue reading

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Too many links

We finally caved in and responded to the dozens of messages in our inbox inviting us to join Plaxo Pulse (the last invitation – from the rector of our old church – somehow put me over the top). It was … Continue reading

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Finally, a blog post

So, we’ve been remiss in keeping up the blog, and Linda is getting email asking if I’m ok. I’m going with the family room remodel as my ‘official’ excuse – though Linda managed not to miss a blog beat while … Continue reading

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