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Jill's Place
7 days worth of rants & raves

Change of pace

Monday, June 26, 2006
I'm considering switching over to WordPress.  It has some features I like.  Or something.  Would you follow me if I did that? 
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Go, shop

Saturday, June 24, 2006
Sephora, free shipping for orders over $25 through tomorrow.  Details here.
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Little man on the move

Friday, June 23, 2006
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Another cool thing

GotVoice - download and save important voicemails as MP3s. Of course, via Lifehacker.
6/23/2006 03:04:00 PM :: 0 comments ::

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Also interesting

Qunu, via Lifehacker.

Qunu is a next-generation expertise matching service. We use instant messaging to connect -- in real time -- people who have software or tech-related questions with experts who are passionate and willing to help.
6/23/2006 01:36:00 PM :: 0 comments ::

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Swaptree

This could be incredible when it comes out of private beta. Don't like the name though.
6/23/2006 11:23:00 AM :: 1 comments ::

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Uh-oh, here comes trouble

Wednesday, June 21, 2006
My boy has started to crawl.  Just a few steps tonight, but watch out, world!!!

Seriously.  This entire world needs childproofing in a big way.
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Daddy Day

Sunday, June 18, 2006
Happy Father's Day!  I'm lucky - I have an incredible dad, and I'm married to the most amazing father.  We've been down at the lake this weekend, and had much fun.  This morning, we got to see the joy on Lauren's face when her daddy loved the gift that she dreamed up and created for him.  A box for the tv remotes - how handy is that?  She was so intense about her project, and did a great job making it, keeping it secret, and decorating it.  He, of course, loved it and will keep it forever.

My dad and I were sitting out on the back deck, watching Mark drive Sam around in the golf cart, and they were having fun.  Dad said "Do you know how lucky you are?  You can just see how much he loves these kids.  Mark is such a great father."

Takes one to know one.



Here's a great quote, from Healthy Children:

"Sherman made the terrible discovery that men make about their fathers sooner or later... that the man before him was not an aging father but a boy, a boy much like himself, a boy who grew up and had a child of his own and, as best he could, out of a sense of duty and, perhaps love, adopted a role called Being a Father so that his child would have something mythical and infinitely important: a Protector, who would keep a lid on all the chaotic and catastrophic possibilities of life."

- Tom Wolfe, The Bonfire of the Vanities


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Project

Friday, June 16, 2006
This is my latest successful home project. Doesn't it look pretty? And useful, too, as the spices are near at hand and highly visible. I think I'll use them even more now that I don't have to hunt through an overstuffed cabinet, knocking jars over as I go. Plus, I'm a bargain hunter - I've seen similar kits of 12 spice jars and a measly little strip of metal that cost $40. I have 36, and I spent about $50. I didn't even punch holes in the wall either. I used these. I can easily take these down at a later date, without any damage to the wall. I love that. But it looks nice too, very colorful. Mark doesn't much like it though, because each tin is labeled on the back. I don't have nice enough handwriting to mark on the fronts, to be quite honest with you. Perhaps I'll alphabetize everything, to make his life a bit easier.
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Beyond Strange

Thursday, June 08, 2006
I hab a code in by dose. And a cough, and I feel like hell. Such is life. And then, I was reading Lifehacker, and I ran across this link. It actually worked. Woo hoo!
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Life as Art

Passed on by my office roomie. Cool. Life As Art: Watch Live For six days (June 4-June 10), Lexington, KY based installation artist Lauren Argo will be living in an enclosed window space at 21c Museum Hotel’s restaurant, Proof on Main, at 702 W. Main Street, Louisville, Kentucky. With exception of bathroom and show breaks, Argo will only use a privacy curtain for changing. Virtually every aspect of her life on public display behind a glass wall in an 8 x 4 ½ x 12 space.
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The toothless wonder!

Wednesday, June 07, 2006
The first tooth came out today! My little baby . . .
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