Friday, February 29, 2008

How are Megan's wiggly teeth?

Thursday, February 28, 2008

First sign of spring. Water main break today.
Sebring entry list is up. Looks pretty good, 33 cars. No Auberlen.
Homestead entry list is growing daily.
Looks like the civil war is over, but the south won. With higher car counts and more "good" drivers Danica will be in for a rough season. Yes, that is Sarah Fisher passing you. . . again.

Friday, February 22, 2008

Only a few more weeks till Sebring. Paul unifaction news? or hoax? The Miami Grand am race has an entry list posted that is sad. Three cars were added today but it is still low. Still some time yet.


Monday, February 18, 2008

Happy Birthday to Grandfather Steates and Aunt Jane!

Thursday, February 14, 2008

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Yay street view.

Monday, February 11, 2008

Chris- I've been expecting a report on your polar bear swim, unless you had second thoughts and didn't show up? Tell all.
New bed frame (made in US):

Wood-slat suspension instead of a boxspring (made in Ontario):

Slats from the bottom:

Mattress: cotton, wool, natural latex, and metal springs (made in Ontario):

I found some old quilt to finish it off (made somewhere near Canada):

The mattress and slats are from

Friday, February 08, 2008

Chris- We just saw Bill Clinton being interviewed by a Portland TV anchor at a "popular local diner." It looked like Becky's to us. What say you?

Wednesday, February 06, 2008

Coyote-1, Dad-0
Happy birthday to my sweet sister Sandey.........and her grandsons, Connor and Benjamin

Tuesday, February 05, 2008

Saturday-sick, sunday-sick 103, monday-sick 103, tuesday-sick 100 doctor "you're sick". BrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrBrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr(jake brake)

Monday, February 04, 2008

Congratulations Phil on passing the oral exam for your masters. A job well done!

Saturday, February 02, 2008

Our friendly local a tree.

Name: Groundhog (Marmota monax), in the family of land squirrels known as Marmots
Aliases: Woodchuck, land beaver, whistle pig
Habitat: Lowlands, very common in Central and Northeastern United States.
Diet: Mainly eats vegetation such as grasses and berries, but will also eat small bugs

Groundhogs are very good diggers and swimmers and are well known for their burrowing systems. Those burrows are what our local groundhog lives in. Groundhogs also like to climb trees to check out their surroundings, which is also a common behavior seen in our groundhog (see picture above).

Remember, if Punxsutawney Phil sees his shadow today, winter will continue for six more weeks. If he doesn't see his shadow, spring will come early this year. The overall accuracy rate for all groundhog predictions in approx. the last 40 years is 39%.

Now for a fun racing related groundhog story.......

"During the 2007 Canadian Grand Prix, a groundhog disrupted the practice session of Ralf Schumacher. On race day itself, Anthony Davidson had been running in third until he struck a groundhog, initially thought to be a beaver, which forced him to pit and repair the damage to his front wing. In the weeks leading up the Grand Prix, city officials trapped as many groundhogs as they could around the race course and transported the animals to nearby Ile Ste-Helene."

(Seriously, read the news story as well if you have the's pretty funny)


Friday, February 01, 2008


Good luck tomorrow,

Mom and dad