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Jonesin’ For: Get the House Organized Version

No seriously. The house.

I’m sorry that I’m not sorry that I have organizing OCD. But when you move from 2,200 square feet by yourself to 1,500 square feet with another human and then add animals back in and then carry the four…well, organization is necessary. 799 more words

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Midmonth Settling Progress Report

Wowzers. How did it get to be halfway through the month already.

Well, I have to say, I’ve fallen hard for football season.

And football season works for us. 430 more words

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A possible penny drops

Yesterday Calderon sent his wife three large closely written pages of letter, today he sends her four.  He describes tents, ‘messing’, people, clothes, furniture, military equipment, horses, exercises, soldiers, officers, all in vivid detail and thick with names. 913 more words

The Great War

Anders Chydenius

Anders Chydenius was a Finnish countryman who published a book eleven years before Adam Smith outlining the idea of free markets and a theory very similar to Smith’s famous “invisible hand.” It is interesting how sometimes there are multiple people working on the same concept concurrently, yet the light of history picks one to immortalize. 52 more words

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A few articles (and a little bit of rambling)

Sorry for the quick post, not been the most proactive of late, although computer problems have had a helping hand in that.

Anyway, I just wanted to link some Magic:The Gathering articles I’ve penned elsewhere: 143 more words

Magic: The Gathering

A biographer bifurcates

The object of this blog has always been to present the why and how of George Calderon’s self-sacrifice in World War I; but to show these things by posting events and documents in a species of ‘real time’, exactly one hundred years after they were happening. 494 more words

The Great War

There’s been an issue with Settling In

I’ve gained 20 pounds.

I know. Holy. I mean, not 20 lbs total, but if I measure myself from the wedding in the AM to the evening last night after a big dinner, then it’s like 19. 206 more words

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