Monthly Archives: April 2015

Building a Better Mill (Thinking Out Loud)

In looking all around the interweb, I believe I may have found some pieces that will work within the reasonable budget. I found about three different buildings that were gorgeous, in stock and perfect: a wood kit flour mill, a …

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Mill-inery and Switching Positions

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This post has nothing to do with hats. It’s a disingenuous bait and switch. It’s really about model train scenery. Now that you know, on to the fun stuff. (I’m sure I’ll talk about actual hats at some point in …

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The “Convenience” of Being Screwed

Have you noticed that everything has a “convenience” fee? Pay your bill online: convenience fee, $3.95. Want to talk to a real person? Convenience fee, $3.95. Get some of your money out of your bank account: convenient fee from the …

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Cooking by Intuition

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Historically, I’m neither a talented nor a creative cook. My husband, on the other hand, has a real knack for coming up with delicious dishes. Slowly but surely, his philosophies have started wearing off on me. Lately, I’ve managed to come …

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Light Blocking/Sealing for Plastic Model Buildings – the Molly Way

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I could title this entry in the way every other DIY or ‘life hack’ article on the internet is at the moment: “She Arranged Tea Cups and a Flashlight and You’ll Never Believe What Happens Next…” Except that would make me want to poke …

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Cathedral Remodeling and Stained Glass Adventures, Part 1

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While I was on eBay looking for mills last week, I came across a built-up church for a good price from the same seller as I got my water wheels (combined shipping, always nice) so I added it to my purchase, …

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Trailer Tales

tl;dr too many kids, not the right kind of trailers Last year, we weren’t able to do much bike riding because the kids didn’t fit in our available trailer space/pulling power equation… During the summer, Tim is usually gone to …

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Test Post

This post’s purpose is to establish whether the “read more” problem is with the most recent photo, or with the specific post preceding this one(ie First Ride of Spring). Archives seem not to be experiencing problems. Here we go. Except, …

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