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Year: 2004

Timber Frame Workshop
Timber Frame Workshop
In September, I posted here observations about a barn in Menlo, and the thoughts it spurred in me.
My son, Ryan, a student at Southern Utah State University, said he was interested in getting a new
Back to school
A new branch campus of Weber State University sits just 600 yards from my office window. After the
Barn at Menlo
Barn at Menlo
... the sight of a new barn at Menlo. It's a fairly modest structure, but truly sweet.
Conversations with my wife
She said, "I thought you'd like to know. I stopped at China Lily for dinner tonight." "NO!" "Yes,"
Golf as a metaphor for life
Recently, I've been reading The Inner Game of Golf by W. Timothy Gallewey. It has spurred some
Tenor Sax!
Tenor Sax!
I play the clarinet. Well -- at least that was true from age 10 to age 18. In the several years
Mom’s comments on the chicken house at Frances
The building falling down was a chicken house. In about the 30's there were a lot of that style
There’s a story here
There’s a story here
The roadside is full of delights. But when you are four years old the delights are larger than life. The roadside of my four-year-old life was US 12 between Raymond and Centralia, Washington.
Neil Simon: Brighton Beach Memoirs
I'm a theatrical guy. But a lightweight, I must admit. Driving down the road, and hearing that
Social Golf
Golf is a social sport. Course operators like to have foursomes on the course. It's the traditional
Automotive Maintenance 2004
The first car I worked on was a 1948 Plymouth. Technically it wasn't my car. It was Dad's car. But
Rhapsody - Online tunes all the time
Music has always been a huge part of my life, but for the most part I've done my programming work
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