Monthly Archives: December 2008

Mulder the Champ

It has been a tough week for Mulder but like a true champ, he emerged victorious with a free satellite dish! We noticed him limping on Wednesday but thought it was from playing in the snow. By Thursday, his back right paw was swollen. Since it was a holiday, we had to wait until Friday […]

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Christmas Week

I have been looking forward to having some time off since November and now finally it is here. I am now on day 6 of my 9 days of vacation but so far it is not what I hoped it would be. It snowed for most of the week which limited my options. I was […]

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Record Snow in 40 Years

We are having record snow fall in Portland. Here is the full story. Meanwhile, I have the week off from work so it is great timing for home projects. This was taken at 11 pm when the snow cast a sepia tone on the city. (Unedited image) Marcel and Mulder walking around the neighborhood. They had […]

Filed under: Gardening, Mulder the Dog, PDX local |

Tile Art

In our travels, we have managed to collect 3 beautiful works of art on tiles. This weekend, we finally put them on display in the kitchen. From L to R: Solvang CA, Lisbon and Amsterdam. Lovely… (Unfortunately, I could not get the macro pictures of the tiles to come out right)

Filed under: Art, Gardening, Travel |

Let It Snow

Today is one of the 3 or so days of the season when it snows in Portland. I’m so glad it happened on a weekend day. We are staying nice and warm but Mulder just can’t get enough of it. He felt cold at first but had a blast playing fetch with Marcel. I had planned […]

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Secret Santa

Update 12/19/08: I got a $10 Starbucks card in a cute little pouch from my Secret Santa.   Update 12/19/08: I won an 8GB iPod Nano at our Christmas Party at work 🙂 We are having a secret Santa gift exchange at work with a suggested cost of $5-$10. My general rule for gifts (except for family) is to give […]

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We spent Thanksgiving with Marcel’s Dad, eating and shopping all weekend. We had a blast, as well as Mulder 🙂

Filed under: Beer, Family |