I picked up my new glasses today; a slightly updated prescription, with a pair of tortoiseshell frames with teal arms, which look very snazzy. This was also a day for La Serpiente to get updated[…]
The days are getting darker and colder. Or at least the mornings: we woke to another perishingly cold day today, but by the afternoon it was clear and even a bit warm.
We ran another 120′ of cables today, and this went much faster than yesterday, as the two of us were more coordinated when it came to yanking cable through holes. Despite that, by seven o’clock[…]
Today we starting running cable through the house. It’s taken a while to get here, but at last things are moving.
Last night we stayed up drinking gin and eating cheese with good friends of ours, that we hadn’t seen since July. I didn’t think I’d had much (a glass of gin, a beer, and a[…]
My girls had a birthday party to attend today, which was a welcome distraction with school being closed for a teacher training day. My wife accompanied them and I stayed at home to work, before[…]
Again, the girls and the cat conspired to keep us up half the night. It felt like I only got to sleep a minute before the alarm went off to get the kids up. I[…]
I couldn’t sleep last night, and waking this morning I felt dreadful. There was no coffee in the house, my head was sore in the special way that an impending storm always makes me groggy,[…]
We had planned to run our wiring through the upstairs of the house today, but cutting through drywall turned out to be a bit too hard, so it was down into the basement to drill[…]
Today we spent some time trying to figure out how to wire the upper floor of the house. The old wiring went up the back wall, entered just behind the toilet cistern, and then cables[…]