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Category: birthdays

10/20/13 03:58 - ID#58168

Cycles/Emily's Bday

On Friday, I came home to watch (e:Paul) finish up programming the cycles project for the Burchfield Penny. He's been working on it so much the past few weeks when the deadline was approaching, it reminded me of school project type stress. Paul of course was all in as usual and working crazy fast. It was awesome when it was running smoothly for the most part though. So many conditionals it blows my mind.

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crazy Friday night of programming

after (e:terry), (e:xandra) and Jake came back from the opening, went out on Allen for Emily's birthday.

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gay art teacher

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Smoking sugar
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Category: robot

10/16/13 10:59 - ID#58151

e:Paul as a robot

While we were hiking, Paul decided to try his robot running skills that we saw in a video earlier


Half man, half machine, all grace:


Just wait until they add the machine guns.
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Category: hiking

10/15/13 12:05 - ID#58147

Gorge Hike

Last Sunday, (e:Paul), (e:Terry) and I managed to do some cleaning before we headed outside for the amazing weather. We rescued my brother from CHS open house, went out for lunch and then drove up for hiking to Niagara Gorge.

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Shish Kebob Express - really good and the prices weren't terrible. I'm glad Emily told us about it.

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On the way
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Derp!
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Paul falling off a cliff
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Top of the world!
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Not respecting the river -some ranger
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Old flames
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Between a rock and hard place
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Topless walk back, owow

It was an awesome day for a hike. We then went home, had a good dinner/apple crisp with Brian and Holly before the macsanity began.
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Category: going out

10/11/13 01:01 - ID#58129

IDK last Saturday?

IDK what to title it, I just need to catch up!

On Saturday, I stopped at RadioShack to for some parts to fix an old air hockey table. They're now down to two racks of electronics parts, with the rest of the store selling phones and electronics you can get online for way less. I'm surprised they exist still.

Afterward I went to Goodwill to see if there was any good Halloween costume stuff. While I didn't find anything, I did see they were selling this giant full size VHS camcorder, and a B*Witched CD.
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When I got home, (e:terry) and I were going to check out Porchfest, but it was already over. I didn't hear too much about it so I don't think we missed anything?

Instead we headed over to (e:YesThatCasey)'s new place to pick up Terry's bike and play some video games. They were all super weird. I'm terrible at video games but these were sort of manageable. Terry rode back while I ran.

Emily and Kevin came over from Falafel Bar since Kevin was home on fall break. It took a while, but eventually we managed to get up and head out to Hardware.

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We ended up schlamping it up at DBGB's to some really slow music, and then the Pink (definitely wasn't drunk enough for that but there we were).
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Versatile scarf

Not too crazy of a night but a good one for sure.
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Category: going out

10/08/13 01:19 - ID#58123

Gypsy Parlor and Paul's hot date

Gypsy Parlor this past Friday was fun, with (e:YesThatCasey), (e:Paul), (e:Terry) and Sameer. It seemed pretty light in terms of crown and dancing, but I guess it hasn't even had it's grand opening yet so word hasn't gotten out. The building itself was very well renovated, and the food was good. They had some good beers also, even though they seemed expensive.

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Bright light
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Decoration

Paul took home a hot date for the HOloweenHalloween party. He seemed a little stiff to me, but whatever!
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Category: camping

10/08/13 12:57 - ID#58122

Jones Pond

After we left the wedding reception around 10 on Saturday night, (e:paul), (e:terry) and I headed to Jones Pond to catch up with (e:mike) and (e:libertad). Even though we didn't get in until after midnight, we did get there in time to witness Mike threatening to throw Dave in the fire, because he didn't get walked to the bathroom. I'd be upset too.

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I didn't take many pictures after my phone died. Sunday was super relaxing and consisted mostly of an easy hike, laying in the sun all day, and tossing the football around for a bit. I hadn't been to Jones before but apparently this was the last weekend for camping, so we were pretty much the only ones there.

We drove back home in the late afternoon, and then had an absolutely amazing potato cheddar soup that Terry made (didn't even need to be turned into falafel).
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Pic does not do it justice

Definitely a relaxing end to a crazy weekend.

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Category: wedding

10/07/13 04:30 - ID#58120

Wedding and Rendevous

Last weekend (still so over a week behind) (e:Paul) and I caught up with (e:Terry), (e:heidi), (e:dianne), (e:YesThatCasey) and (e:xandra) at Goodbar for part of Barb and Cara's bachelorette party. It was really nice to meet them and really awesome of them to invite me to tag along with Paul and Terry to the wedding and reception the next day.

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Selfies as per ush

After Goodbar, the three of us headed out to Rendevous to use our free tickets to some DJ. The music was pretty decent and dancing was fun, but we didn't stay long since it was already so late and Terry was absolutely wiped.

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Trying to get Terry dressed for Rendevous
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Trying to pry Terry from the couch (trend here)
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Cool kids

The next day was the wedding at Pilgrim-St. Luke's on Richmond, followed by the reception at Aqcua. It was a very cute celebration and the reception was awesome. I wish them all the best!

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Gay Senator Visco (R-NY)
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Happy couple
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Paul's card - should make the cloud his signature
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Probably the worst scaffolding I've ever seen
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Cute photobooth pics
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And the cloud strikes again
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Sunny but cute!
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M&M's - one of many
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Dianne tearin' up the dance floor
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Category: going out

10/04/13 05:47 - ID#58111

Thirsty Thursday

Last Thursday (oops I'm behind), (e:mike), (e:libertad), (e:paul), (e:terry) and (e:xandra) went out to Fugazi and Cathode Ray. The lessons I learned was that you should never leave your phone with Mike, and that I can't handle Thirsty Thursday like a few months ago. The bike ride to work the next morning was more like a ride on the strugglebus. I miss being able to skip class if it got too rough.

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Fancy google+ pic

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happy with some burr

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selfies like Miley

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Don't leave this man with your phone unattended

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Category: projects

10/04/13 05:28 - ID#58110

Oh yes we are from Lindbergh School

So I officially have got the go ahead from both the principal and Ken-Ton grounds department to do a tree replanting in the spring! Initially I just wanted to transfer a sugar maple I have growing at home, but then I realized why not do a full replanting?

I remember before the October storm and a million budget cuts (grounds was the first thing to go) there used to be so many trees all over the place. I've noticed as more have been taken down, the ground stays saturated much longer and it looks much worse.

I need to find some people who know some more about appropriate trees than me and maybe other people who would be interested in helping fundraise or solicit for trees from nurseries around here. The best would probably be some slow-growth and deep rooted shade trees that won't heave the ground.

I took some pictures - right now it's pretty much cleared or full of dying trees everywhere but the front. I remember the Crosby side looking much more like McKinley or Argonne when I went there - a full canopy of mature maples.
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I think there definitely could be smaller shade trees on the tree lawn, and much larger ones on the actual on. The back field could use some along the fenceline and soccer fields, and near the playground. It definitely would cut down on the ponding that happens even with the new drain tile.

Not really a good idea of the placement or number but the general location until I can set up something in AutoCAD or the town GIS.
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Hopefully I can get this off the ground in time for spring planting. It'd be to get it back to the way it looked.
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Category: dancing

09/30/13 10:56 - ID#58105

Music is Art

Saturday, after doing a 7 am traffic count, and walking the dog while it poured, I came down to hang out with (e:Paul), (e:Terry) and (e:Xandra). We went out to Neo to get a wedding present, before Paul went bandana shopping at Hu's. I had never been inside Neo before but it had some pretty crazy stuff.

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Whatchu know about rocking a fur vest? Woof!
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Meow
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Nips, available at Hu's

(e:YesThatCasey) came down (soaking wet from the rain) for music is art. We all got dressed up for the big birthday celebration.
Later we headed to go dance, which was absolutely awesome, with pretty decent music. Even though it was super muddy, it was a great night for dancing.

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Paul and his boxed wine

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Thug lyfe

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Cuteee

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Cop stuck in the mud

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My new best fraaand from ETS

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Selfies getting sloppy at this point

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At the end of the night we were going to go out more, and even got (e:Mike) up to drive us back to Linwood. I guess getting up at 6 that day got to me because I passed out before we did anything. Oops, sorry Mike!

The next morning Paul and I had some more food truck worthy cereal. For real, the best breakfast cereal I've had. This time we added fancy peanut butter which made it all the better.

On the way home, Linwood was starting to look like fall.
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I finished up the weekend by getting some work at home done, before going out to Saigon Bangkok with Paul and Terry. The tofu pad Thai was so good.

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