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The Best Laid Plans....

Ok, the Plan is that EJ goes to the closing on Friday after work, then he and JJ go to the new house afterwards to drop off the boxes of painting and cleaning supplies, sleeping bags, pots, clothes, and other items that we packed last Sunday. 1,158 more words

The North

Northern English Stereotypes and Pop Culture Part 3-The North Remembers

Here we are! The big finale! As we move on to the last stop of this tour of sci-fi and fantasy Northern English stereotypes we come to the twenty tens (I think that’s what we’re calling this decade, no one seems to have decided yet). 545 more words


The Furnace Guy

The furnace guy came, as expected, at about 11;30 a.m. I let him read the note EJ left for him and then took him down to the basement where he looked at the old furnace and the ducts. 926 more words


The Last Left Behind

I was hoping that we could get the upstairs bathroom and hallway completely drywalled and mudded so that I could paint them this week, but that didn’t happen. 908 more words



VolkRúna is a Pagan inspired clothing and accessories line fronted by Juliana Mayernyik. The VolkRúna Etsy store is well stocked with ridiculously wearable t-shirts. Normally, I wouldn’t dream of wearing a t-shirt decorated with a quote from a popular TV show, but their offerings inspired by Vikings are pretty much perfection.

– Katie


Listen: Hilton Dawson from the North East Party on the need for Northern devolution

The North East Party campaigns for a devolved government for the North East of England – the area including Northumberland, Durham, Tyne and Wear and Teesside. 852 more words


A Rain of Maple Seeds

Today was an extremely productive day.

I decided to paint the floor of the front porch this morning. The day was beautiful–a cloudless sky with just enough coolness to make working a pleasure.   904 more words