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April 24, 2008

Steve put our talk up

Steve Greene put up our Chicago Scrum gathering talk. We had a great time, saw Ken Schwaber and Mike Cohn, hung out in Chicago. I even got to go by the offices of 37 signals which was interesting.

Posted by Chris at 08:18 PM

Just finished "Blood Meridian"

I just finished "Blood Meridian" by Cormac McCarthy. I'm starting on all the pretty horses. I feel that I missed something in Blood Meridian, it was a good book, but I think I missed the main metaphor. I did like the section where the Judge character explained why war was the ultimate game: because you have to wager the ultimate bet, your life.

Posted by Chris at 08:12 PM

April 21, 2008

Ipod Cake

Maddie's cake this year was an ipod cake. It was fun to make and only took a couple hours:

Posted by Chris at 10:16 PM

April 07, 2008

Just finished 'Then we came to the end'

I just finished Josh Ferris's "then we came to the end," it covers office humor with a slight edge. Another summer reading recommendation. I'm going back to Cormac McCarthy and am going to read "The Border Trilogy" and "Blood Meridian."

Posted by Chris at 09:58 PM

April 06, 2008

Finishing touches

We are getting so close, finishing touches are going in, living room is painted, downstairs is tiled and painted, lights are going in:

My favorite light (from Metro Lighting in Berkeley):

The finished sink in the downstairs bath:

The kitchen window:

The kitchen from the living room:

And finally a new washer dryer:


Posted by Chris at 04:46 PM

Remodel Update

Here's an update on March's progress with the remodel:

The kitchen hutch is in:

The nook in the downstairs bathroom:

The kitchen backsplash tile is going up:

The upstairs toilet is out:

The downstairs bath is functional:

Posted by Chris at 04:39 PM