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Clearing the Parkway

With all the road work that happened last year, the city works put in a ton of sand and also hydroseeded all the parkways. We didn’t stop them in time and as a result, had a lot of grass beginning to grow everywhere.

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Phineas Flop

It’s been a while since I’ve captured a good “flop” from Phineas. A sign from rabbits that they are relaxed and at ease, it’s always delightful to see this (and better yet to see the whole thing in motion, start to finish).

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Flight, Interrupted

Spotted these on the way to work, near Daley Plaza. While they looked quite beautiful to me, there’s a part of me that feels some sadness in that their journey got interrupted. That these guys were headed elsewhere, but for the trees.

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Project Time

Lately, I’ve been trying to carve out a little time in the evenings (or mornings, or whenever I can find it) to work on a personal project. It’s another variation of stuff I’ve done before, but I think the outcomes are going to be greater in number and more varied. And, hopefully, of better quality.

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Cleaning Day

Cleared away a lot of things, threw away some things, a lot of vacuuming and sweeping and general tidy-ing up-ness. The place was definitely better than it’s been in a while, and parts of the house actually feel stable again (despite our house being a construction zone).

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Parkway Planning

Ever since the city did all the road work along our street last year, our parkway has suffered. We had a large chunk of it disturbed, dug up, and the city ended up spraying some kind of hydroseed thing to re-grass the areas.

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The Secrets of the World’s Greatest Art Thief

“By the time the calendar flips to 2000, by Breitwieser’s calculations, he’s nearing 200 separate thefts and 300 stolen objects. For six years, he’s averaged one theft every two weeks. One year, he is responsible for half of all paintings stolen from French museums.”

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Cleaning Session

After work, Liz and I both suited up and spent a few hours working on some cleaning tasks. I was downstairs in the basement, and she was upstairs in the bathroom.

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Easter in Valpo

Liz and I headed over to Valpo today, to hang out with Julie and Bob for Easter. We got there in the early afternoon, had a drink, and chatted and caught up on their back porch.

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