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Twins have more fun

I would hope that most of my followers know that I am a twin. If not, well, you do now!

What’s it like? One benefit is that we get to prank people. But to be honest it’s a lot more fun when people make mistakes and wrong assumptions all on their own, without us having plotted and planned any shenanigans.

My brother and I used to have a part of our old website dedicated to some of our best twin stories, but one of our cleanup sprees took those pages offline. That’s going to change now! Continue reading ‘Twins have more fun’

I’m officially no longer wise

Don’t worry, this is not your average dentist horror story — on the contrary!


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Word of the day

Hi all. I felt like posting a short message about what’s going on at the moment.

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Moving obstacles

When I wrote about the new bedroom closet a  few days ago I hoped that there would be no surprises, because there have been unforeseen obstacles at just about every step along the way to moving into our new apartment. Of course there were obstacles again. Continue reading ‘Moving obstacles’

Apartment is getting wired

Just a brief update here about how our apartment is getting nearer to finished. Yesterday an electrician friend came over and connected our cooking range and oven, so we’re finally out of microwave land now. That’s a significant step in feeling “at home” even though I will retain the right to use the microwave whenever I feel like it.

In other wired news, today the telecom guy will hook up our DSL Internet connection so that we can get Internet on all our computers and not just the one that has the USB HSDPA stick. On the offline side of life, today is also the day when our bedroom closet will be delivered and assembled. This means that by tonight we will no longer be living out of suitcases and boxes.

That makes three steps forward in two days. It feels good when things are heading in the right direction. Now I’m just hoping that the bedroom closet will not contain any sneaky setbacks like the kitchen did…