Monthly Archives: April 2007

It’s Just a Little Work

I thought I would give the maybe 10 people who look at my blog an update about my job.  I had a rough start, but I think things are starting to come together.  I am starting to really know my fellow … Continue reading

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Work Work Work, When Do I Rest?

I finished installing the new door we have had for months now.  It didn’t turn out like I had wanted to, but the door is installed “correctly.” The major problem is, 1.  I had never installed a pre-hung door before … Continue reading

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Such a Hate/Love Relationship

5 things I hate about my new job: 1.  I have to work 8.5 hours instead of 8, with only a 30 minute lunch. 2.  I am continusly wondering what to do, it’s getting crazy. 3.  I wonder how long … Continue reading

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Project Complete, What’s On Deck?

I finished the trim and insulation on our new attic stairs.  I’m providing these pictures to show what a “proud papa” I am. The trim isn’t perfect, as it was my first time doing “trim work.”  It was especially difficult … Continue reading

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We’re Number 6

Here’s some facts showing how Bloomingtonians are still being “raped” by big business. In todays newspaper, an article states how Forbes has ranked B-Town the sixth best place in the country for business and careers among smaller metro areas. If you … Continue reading

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The Last Shift

Tonight as I sit here I am trying to figure out an ingenious way to say “goodbye.” I am due to start at Sternbergs on Monday, and didn’t have time to give an official notice. I left many, many jobs … Continue reading

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Free At Last, Free At Last

Those very famous words, spoken by the immortal Dr. Martin Luther King are exactly what I’m feeling now. Today, I accepted an offer for a new job.  I finally get to leave my horrible work hours, days and conditions behind.  … Continue reading

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Think Globally, Act Locally

After becoming a homeowner, I have acquired many things I do not need or want.  All of these items were on my property at the time of purchase. Rather than throwing away many of these items, which are mainly in … Continue reading

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So Many Mickeys, So Little Time

While at Disney, we got to meet Mickey in all of his different attires. Our first day, at Animal Kingdom, we met Safari Mickey.  He’s my favorite. Our second day, at MGM Studios, we met Sorcerer Mickey. Our third day, … Continue reading

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Attic Access

I spent all of my day replacing our attic stairs today, with the help of my wife and father. Our existing one was in bad shape.  It was warped and wouldn’t allow the door to close completely, it was ugly … Continue reading

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