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  • Almost There (Ordinary Decent Office)

    I haven’t been feeling well and have run out of time this evening so this will be a quick update with a more in depth post later. My thumb survived at least. Almost There The office project is nearing completion. It has been over a year since I demolished those terrible bookcases in anger, and […]

  • Between a Saw and a Hard Place (Ordinary Decent Office)

    Not somewhere you’d like to be, as I found out to my detriment, and testament to taking your time and doing a job right the first time. You won’t be overly surprised to hear there’s more DIY in this post. The work on the office continues in earnest. I left off the last episode with […]

  • Ordinary Decent Shelving

    The office saga continues… I spent much too long poking around in the ceiling this week. Enough time to warrant buying an endoscope to see what the hell was going on. Picking up from where we left off last week, I was working on the network aspect of the office project. WiFi is fine, but […]

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  • A(more)ica? Oregon City Edition

    Does that work? Well it will have to do. It’s time for more from the states. I confess that my motivation to write is fairly low at least in part due to contracting covid-19 for the first time since the beginning of the pandemic. Oregon City Right at the end of the Oregon Trail lies […]

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  • Portland(ia)

    We were a tad busy and I didn’t get round to much writing in the last few days of the holiday. Portland I’m biased. I really enjoy the city of Portland. It has problems that need addressed in a constructive way including homelessness and rough sleeping (although it doesn’t rank close to some of the […]

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  • Leaving Whidbey

    Yes, this time I’m writing in Salem, Oregon after a fun filled week and a bit. We made the journey down from Whidbey Island last Thursday stopping at a few places along the way. Port Townsend From Whidbey Island we got the ferry across to Port Townsend. Ordinarily this would have been less dramatic, but […]

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  • Whidbey, An American Dream

    Sitting with a cup of coffee with half and half looking out over the Saratoga passage, there’s no better place to be. Whidbey Island is located a few hours up from Seattle in Washington state. It’s an idyllic forest haven mostly populated with retirees and holiday homes, with a few towns scattered along it’s length. […]

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