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‘Cutting The Cord’ — A Long Time Coming

For the third year in a row, we called the cable company to cancel cable TV. This time, we actually did it. The first time, Time Warner Cable offered such a steep discount that we accepted it and kept TV for another year. When the price began to rise again, we called again to cancel,[…]

2014.05.10: Notes

* BWF has now mastered climbing onto all the small chairs: RLF’s desk, her Poang chair, and the rocking chair they inherited from me. He is mainly trying to get the things above them: posters, light switches, bulletin boards, etc. Today, he tried to move the Poang chair under the light switch in RLF’s room,[…]

2014.03.26: A Different H-E-B; TV Considerations

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Published on: 2014.03.26

* MRB went to story time * M&I had Billy Bob’s takeout for lunch, with home-cooked sweet potato fries; RLF had a sandwich.

April 19, 2012: Entertainment Center

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Published on: 2012.04.19

March 31, 2012

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Published on: 2012.03.31

“Wee, wee, wee” means “wiggle, wiggle, wiggle” in Rebecca’s language. She learned it from a song on TV. Which brings me to an interesting discussion point: Whether TV actually “rots the brain” as so many used to say when I was a kid.

Television for Homeowners

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Published on: 2010.04.02

Just about every cable TV package comes with a handful of channels aimed at homeowners. There’s HGTV, DIY, and others. These are channels that my wife and I had never watched before, mainly because we’ve never owned a home before. Suddenly, about a week ago, she was flipping through the channels and realized: “Hey! We’re[…]

Finally Re-Keyed

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Published on: 2010.02.17

After a very long seven days, the Mercury Sable LS is back in our possession again. (For those who don’t know, the Sable was stolen in December, returned to us more than a month later, fixed up, and sent in to be re-keyed at a local Ford dealership.) The dealer’s (Automax Ford of Killeen) service[…]

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