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A sad evening

Tonight was very sad. I cracked open the last of the Diet Barq’s from the 8 (I think) twelve packs we brought back with us from Batavia after our last visit. I can’t find it around here, so we stockpile … Continue reading

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Dodgeball

DodgeballOverall Rating: 2.5 Experience Date:Dec 27, 2004 Good:Funny slapstick comedy Bad:Predictable, a little too long We watched dodgeball in Batavia over Christmas break. It was funny, but I don’t need to see it again. I always like watching Ben Stiller … Continue reading

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Polar Tubing in Batavia

Well, Christmas is over, and we’re in the lull. Lucy is doing alright up here…having fun in the snow. We’re completely off the diet (Batavia is just too yummy). Yesterday we bundled up (me in my new jacket) went Polar … Continue reading

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Patagonia Dimension Jacket

Patagonia Dimension JacketOverall Rating: 5 Experience Date:Dec 25, 2004 Good:Rugged, comfy, good adjustability, pockets Bad:Pricey if you don’t get it on sale, not waterproof (but it’s not supposed to be) I got this from Sarah’s parents for Christmas. It’s a … Continue reading

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Batavia, NY

Batavia, NYOverall Rating: 4.5 Experience Date:Dec 26, 2002 Good:Homey, snowy in winter, home of Paines, quaint, small, good eats, Pok-a-Dot Bad:No shopping (except evil WalMart), continuous construction, the hideous 70’s urban renewal mall (according to Julie Molloy) Julie’s review (posing … Continue reading

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Beef on Wick with French Fries and Gravy

Beef on Wick with French Fries and GravyOverall Rating: 5 Experience Date:Dec 27, 2002 Good:Yummy, salty, perfect Bad:You have to smell like the Pok-A-Dot for the rest of the day, sometimes I’m not in the mood for the gravy Eating … Continue reading

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Napoleon Dynamite

Napoleon DynamiteOverall Rating: 4 Experience Date:Dec 26, 2004 Good:Hilarious Bad:Sad, Painful, Not much plot We watched this while we were in Batavia over Christmas vacation. The movie is quite painful. Napoleon is such a clueless loser as far as everyone … Continue reading

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Golden Oreos

Golden OreosOverall Rating: 4 Experience Date:Nov 26, 2004 Good:Yummy, really good with milk Bad:No chocolate Sarah and I bought these and tried them out in Batavia. Gray Whitten recommended them to me. He was right. They are quite good. If … Continue reading

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Back in placeā€¦

We’re back from Batavia. The trip back took about 2 hours longer than usual, due to Thanksgiving traffic. We crossed the 70,000 mile mark on the faithful Maxima. Lucy slept a lot better on the way back. Now I start … Continue reading

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Review of If You Want to Walk on Water, You've Got to Get Out of the Boat

Title: If You Want to Walk on Water, You’ve Got to Get Out of the Boat Author: John Ortberg Date Completed: 11/24/2004 Rereadability Rating: 3 Lifechangeability Rating: 3 Entertainment Rating: 3.5 I listened to the audiobook of this on the … Continue reading

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