Shoestring Theory

Currently documenting the house that is eating our lives, we will return to regularly scheduled programming in a couple of more months

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Entries from December 2008

Who needs neighbors redux

December 23rd, 2008 2 Comments

Click pic to embiggen. Click pic to embiggen. As previously referenced on this blog, but now with pictures. I can watch bald eagles fish from my kitchen window. Two days ago, I got within about 40 feet of one roosting in a tree. I will be the bigger person here and not gloat.


Play, Play, Pass: The Fun of Letting Go

December 18th, 2008 No Comments

Co-Optimus Logo. Co-Optimus, a site dedicated to coop gaming, just ran a submission by me on couples gaming. Check it out here! It’s a great site and resource for all things coop. They organize coop events and have an amazing database of information on coop games so you can figure out if a game has […]

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One small step for humanity, one big freaking door for us

December 13th, 2008 2 Comments

I’ll update this later on with some descriptions, but for now, enjoy some photos! Update: Okay, so I promised an update. Below are some pics of what has been going on over the last week. I was getting them thrown up quickly as we had a friend’s Christmas party to go to and I wanted […]

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A well deserved nod of appreciation

December 9th, 2008 No Comments

The ladytheorist commissioned this work from Don as a graduation gift for me (and yes, that is actually her neck and shoulders). My friend Don has been helping out at the house tons. Framing new walls, adding in some joist supports in the cellar, planning out the plumbing, and more to come, I’m sure. I […]

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More surprises! And it’s not even Christmas yet.

December 8th, 2008 3 Comments

Click pic to embiggen. Rocks, my walls have rocks in them. Click pic to embiggen. Seriously, more rocks. Another week, and more surprises. The dismantling continues, though we are very nearly down as far as we need to go. Some re-building has begun. We’ve got the new master closet and bathroom framed in. My friend […]

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