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WALLS, FLOORS & CABLE, OH MY!

WALLS, FLOORS & CABLE, OH MY!

It was a busy week all around. The painters arrived last week and I was thrilled when they turned out to be Christian and Daniel Banda, whom I remember as apple-cheeked boys accompanying their mom when she did yard work at ...

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Vanilla Gelato and More!

Vanilla Gelato and More!

A simple Vanilla Gelato To illustrate the formulation of a simple vanilla Gelato, Giacomo asked the class what the parameters of the vanilla should be.  How sweet?  The class decided that it should be medium to low sweetness.  What kind ...

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Road Trip Rules

Road Trip Rules

24 Road Trip Rules Should you be considering a mid to late summer family trip (notice I did not use the word vacation), please learn from my mistakes.  I have traveled with kids all over Europe.  I’m not bragging, merely ...