The Neverending Story: Why I’ll Never Order Something from World Market Again

This is a dumb story. A dumb, annoying story. A dumb, annoying, longer-than-it-should-have-been story. A dumb, annoying, longer-than-it-should-have-been-story about a chair. You ready for this rollercoaster ride of excitement? I’m a simple man with simple desires. I want to eat cool foods, watch great movies, and for my puppy to grow out of his puppy phase…

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The Intermittent Book Review: “Inclusive Design Patterns” by Heydon Pickering

Today, I’m going to step out of the arena of providing updates on our home in Austin, Texas and instead begin what I hope will be a continuing journey. What I would like to do here is to gradually review a book, chapter by chapter, via blog posts. For me, the reasons are two-fold –…

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Floors, Cabinets, Countertops… and a Closing Date.

Boy, that escalated quickly. Last week’s update brought news that our masonry was being finished on the front of our home, as well as the electrical being nearly wrapped up. Today we received a quick update letting us know that our plumbing set-outs had gone in and that our irrigation would be going in next week. Not only that,…

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We got pipes, we got cables, we got vents!

Update time for our Easton Park home!! Things continue to move along as we inch closer and closer to a completion date.  We’re still discussing what the potential close date will be, but we are hopeful that we can stick to the initially proposed timeline and become Austinites in the very near future. Recently, our…

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