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Category: bathroom

10/17/13 10:55 - ID#58156 pmobl

Nightmare Tile Scenario

Came home tonight and was pissed because the contractors used the wrong color grout. I thought that was the wrost of my problems but figured I could live with it. Then I tripped over a tile. Then I started to look around. Almost everywhere, except around the toilet was uneven.

As if the uneven, tile with random thickness grout and barrier corner parts wasn't bad enought, the shower pan even went downhill away from the drain which is bound to be a water nightmare in the future. It is so visually obviously that it makes me feel like I am in a crooked fun house looking at it.

Lets start out with the good side. Notice the evenness of the tile height. On this side the bottom tiles are all the same height.

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Then on the other side it goes downhill on one side, like the pan concrete goes downhill, away from the drain in the front left corner. You can tell when you look at how much larger the bottom rows of white tiles go down on the left side of the picture. That side is almost a half inch lower. That is going to be a nightmare if its not fixed as the water will pool in that corner.

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Before they began work I spent weeks tearing out an uneven 6" tile floor so that the new floor could be even. There was nothing left but the joists of the house. They put in a new seamingly even as plywood is floor as underlayment. The tile floor is really even around the toilet. Like this.

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But then everywhere else it is this. We are talking like $3k worth of marble thats part of a $25k bathroom remodel that is potentially fucked up. I was so hoping this would be over but now I feel we are just beginning.

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My other bathrooms 100 year old stone tile floor that is perfectly flat. I know from tearing up the other one that they used thick mud.

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Category: art

10/17/13 09:05 - ID#58155 pmobl

Frontyard - Cycles at Burchfield Penney


Wednesday (e:holly) and I attended the soft opening of the Frontyard show. The projector towers are amazing. I am excited to be a part of it. Here is to a smooth Friday opening.

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Category: art

10/17/13 09:00 - ID#58154 pmobl

Squeaky Wheel Member Show


We attended the Squeaky Wheel member show where (e:terry) was elected to be a board member on his way to becoming the treasurer.

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Category: food

10/17/13 08:56 - ID#58153 pmobl

Fried Polenta


This looks delicious just wanted to remember.

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Category: art

10/14/13 11:58 - ID#58146 pmobl

Working On Cycles


I have been working a bunch on the cycles project coming to the Burchfield Penney. RPCI donated the old intranet server to the project. Here you can see it in its new home which is not really the environment it was used to. At one point someone was sweeping up the dust in the room.

The server is used to process weather data and create playlists for the server.

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Category: camping

10/14/13 11:39 - ID#58144

Canadaway

After half a lifetime I made it back to Canadaway for camping. I have no idea why I didn't come back sooner. The place is so pretty and leantos are awesome. For the longest time I couldn't find where it was until I rediscovered an old hiking book I had that marked it back in February of 2012 (e:paul,56022). Then we forgot to go back.

Here are the directions
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The view from the leanto to the pond

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(e:yesthatcasey) got a head wound my smashing his head on a nail in the leanto. He kept trying to avoid me getting a pic of it, so this is all we got.

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Drawing on the leanto wall
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Tiny frog up close
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Tiny frog far away
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Rise and Shine
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Playing on some sketchy tank
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Its definitely fall
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Beautiful view on Eastside Overland Trial
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Climbing Trees
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Cute catipillar
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Cute butts
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Politics in the woods
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Wood Haul
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Category: hiking

10/14/13 11:31 - ID#58142

Hiking at the Gorge on 10/06

(e:terry), (e:joe) and myself hiking the Niagara gorge last weekend. We got a late start because we had a bunch of other stuff going on in the morning. By the time we got there we just had to go and (e:Terry) was wearing flip flops and I was wearing sandals which are not so good for hiking, however, we survived.

The weather was great and so were the views. I got a lot of good pics.

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Category: food

10/14/13 11:25 - ID#58141

Shish Kabob Express on Hertel

The food was reasonably priced and yummy. I got this tasty baked fish on rice. It was citrus flavored. The place is vegan an vegetarian friendly as well. Both (e:terry) and (e:joe) had a falafel sandwich.

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Category: mobile

10/14/13 11:23 - ID#58140

Galaxy Note 3

I got the Galaxy Note 3 last week. While it isn't anything that crazy different from the Note 2, the 1920 x1080 screen is great for reading small text. I also really like the texture of the back. Its like a faux stitched leather that makes it really easy to grip the phone. The camera is also really good. These photos obviously came from another phone.

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Category: food

10/12/13 07:13 - ID#58135 pmobl

7/11 Cheese Stick Ripoff - Where's The Cheese?


on the way out of town, (e:Joe) and I stopped at 7/11 for water to make soup on our camp out. We ended up trying the cheese sticks which I would have been good if there was cheese inside!

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