Monthly Archives: November 2014

Sticker Chart (with Template)

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(Note: I added the image to illustrate the difference between the old and new methods. Also, to point out that I did not scrapbook-ify, bedazzle or otherwise Pinterest-icate the charts. They’re functional, not obsessive.) About the time that AJ started …

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What Normal Looks Like

I try not to cross-link other people’s posts very much, but every once in awhile I discover one that I think deserves some recognition. This is an article that makes me feel better about the laundry mountain in my dining …

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Procrastination Entry #4275

I have literally fifteen loads of laundry waiting around to be completed, either sitting in a pile waiting to be washed, or sitting in a pile waiting to be folded. And by literally, I mean the real definition of the …

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Scheduling: A Tiny Rant

When I was a kid, family get-togethers were scheduled and consistent. A place was organized, what various people were bringing was arranged. We knew there was going to be a big family thing at a specific place on several major …

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The Grain Elevator

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I have been working on this for approximately forever. Like, since about this time last year, truth be told. When I blithely searched HO-scale models for something to put on our layout, I had no idea of the time and …

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Train Table Sleuthing: In Progress

Apparently, playing with model trains is a cold weather pastime. The cold came swooping in at exactly the same time as our layout from heaven appeared, and has inspired in me (and Olin) a renewed interest in the model trains …

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Train Table from Heaven

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I still can’t even believe that this happened. I went to The Depot (amazing not-for-profit secondhand store/perpetual garage sale in Decorah) to donate a huge van-load of stuff that I have been collecting for awhile and didn’t want to have …

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Sci-Fi Best List (with Bonus Silliness)

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There’s nothing like a good science fiction book or movie to bring out the shamefully-uneducated, mostly irrelevant armchair scientist in me. Read a good one, or (less likely) watch a good one, and I can rave for hours about the …

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