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Rondo music Agile AL-2000 Goldtop P90 review

My fetish for cheap guitars continues. This time, I justified it by replacing the one that I gave to my dad. It’s my first guitar with P90 pickups and my third from rondomusic.com. Without further ado… First the good: Action … Continue reading

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Xavier XV-900 from guitarfetish.com initial review

I’ve built my guitar collection up a bit recently. The latest is a semi-hollow body guitar similar to a Gibson ES-335. This one is from guitarfetish.com model XV-900 in the natural finish. I picked it up with a tweed case … Continue reading

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Soda Springs Ski Trip

We’ve been meaning to introduce the kids to skiing and finally managed a trip over the break with some family friends. Before heading to the snow, we had to get some gloves for Alissa. So we made an afternoon of … Continue reading

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Hello again

While putting together the annual calendar, Bonnie mentioned that some months are pretty sparse in the photo department. So here’s to rectifying that for 2013. No better time than the present to start so here we go. Alissa’s School Christmas … Continue reading

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Twin swim!

Ashley and Amanda started swim lessons a few weeks ago. Amanda loved it from the first minute as expected. Ashley cried through the first day but has been good ever since. At today’s lesson, they were legitimately swimming about 6 … Continue reading

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Going old school – Restoring an AR XA Turntable

As if I don’t have enough audio stuff already, I got curious about trying old school records and asked my father in law for his old one(s). The first he gave me was a reasonably modern Technics. Works fine. Kinda … Continue reading

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Almost ready for the Livestrong Century

On a beautiful Sunday afternoon, got about 35 miles in to prep for the ride in a couple weeks.

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Happy birthday Ryan & Sophia

We’re entering a busy birthday party season so I thought I better stay ahead of the impending onslaught of photos. Today was Ryan and Sophia’s birthday (siblings four years apart with the same birthday.) It was a Mario and Luigi … Continue reading

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One holiday and three birthdays later

Another mega post since I’ve been really bad about keeping up the blog lately. I blame Facebook. But I digress. So, where to begin… Let’s start randomly. Headphones: the girls are music fans and are budding audiophiles. We visited the … Continue reading

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Dumplings made with Chinese child labor

Bonnie’s flat lying down dumplings: My awesome standing up dumplings:

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