Monthly Archive: December 2009

Dec 28

Christmas 2009

We had a nice, quiet Christmas this year. The 17″ or so of snow helped keep us in and concentrated. It all began with Sofie’s birthday and ended with a Chocolate-Malt Stump de Noël. Yum.

Dec 14

New Fireplace Surround

Another long-time resident of our to-do list got checked off!
The previous owners removed the fireplace cover and replaced it with a free-standing screen. This was suboptimal: cold air flowed into the living room, and smoke didn’t exit as readily as you’d want. we picked up a new cover and this is the inaugural fire. It …

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Dec 13


Alex and I made it to Hawaii, and I’m finally getting around to posting some pictures. We think it’s probably an awful place for a conference, because most people probably want to enjoy the island(s), rather than the conference. We noticed that people increasingly felt less guilty about not going to the conference. Oh well, …

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