jarrin.net http://jarrin.net Sun, 30 Apr 2017 13:36:32 GMT en-US Hyland Lake Kayaking http://jarrin.net/Hyland Lake Kayaking 2 http://jarrin.net/Hyland Lake Kayaking 2#comments Wed, 08 Jun 2016 00:00:00 GMT http://jarrin.net/Hyland Lake Kayaking 2 Been here before, but it's a good lake.

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Adrian http://jarrin.net/Adrian http://jarrin.net/Adrian#comments Wed, 15 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT http://jarrin.net/Adrian Dan gave me a PowerEdge 2970 to replace the ailing PowerEdge 1850 that this blog, and all my other sites and services, have been running on. The only stipulation is that I name it "Adrian", in memory of his dog.

So it is written, so it is done.

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Garage Trenching http://jarrin.net/Garage Trenching http://jarrin.net/Garage Trenching#comments Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://jarrin.net/Garage Trenching There being no proper electrical service to the old garage, we had to dig a trench for the new fat copper.

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Garage Apron http://jarrin.net/Garage Apron http://jarrin.net/Garage Apron#comments Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://jarrin.net/Garage Apron And then the concrete crew returned and poured the rest of the concrete: the apron and the sidewalk.

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Garage Roofing & Siding http://jarrin.net/Garage Roofing and Siding http://jarrin.net/Garage Roofing and Siding#comments Mon, 08 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://jarrin.net/Garage Roofing and Siding The roofers and siders have begun their work.

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Kayaking Saint Croix http://jarrin.net/Kayaking Saint Croix http://jarrin.net/Kayaking Saint Croix#comments Sat, 06 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://jarrin.net/Kayaking Saint Croix I went camping with my brother and his girlfriend, and we took our boats down the super-high Saint Croix.

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Garage Framing http://jarrin.net/Garage Framing http://jarrin.net/Garage Framing#comments Wed, 27 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://jarrin.net/Garage Framing Over the span of three days the framing, trusses and sheeting all went up.

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Garage Foundation Poured http://jarrin.net/Garage Foundation Poured http://jarrin.net/Garage Foundation Poured#comments Tue, 19 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://jarrin.net/Garage Foundation Poured You can't just build a new garage on top of dirt and sand. You've got to get some guys with a cement truck to pour a thick layer of cement and aggregate on the ground first.

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Garage Demolition http://jarrin.net/Garage Demolition http://jarrin.net/Garage Demolition#comments Tue, 05 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://jarrin.net/Garage Demolition In order to make room for the new garage palace I had to have the old structures and foundation delicately removed. This man and his Bobcat knocked everything down and hauled it away in half a day.

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Kayaking Chippewa River http://jarrin.net/Kayaking Chippewa River http://jarrin.net/Kayaking Chippewa River#comments Sat, 02 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://jarrin.net/Kayaking Chippewa River My brother, and a few of his friends built fancy cedar strip canoes this summer. This was their inaugural journey.

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Kayaking Crane Island http://jarrin.net/Kayaking Crane Island http://jarrin.net/Kayaking Crane Island#comments Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://jarrin.net/Kayaking Crane Island One hundred and twenty-seven years ago Ezra Fitch Pabody wrote a daily journal about his activities in and around Minneapolis and Lake Minnetonka. I took my little boat out to that lake to paddle the very same waters as Ezra did those many decades ago.

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Easy Soy Yogurt http://jarrin.net/Easy Soy Yogurt http://jarrin.net/Easy Soy Yogurt#comments Sat, 19 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://jarrin.net/Easy Soy Yogurt I used to buy soy yogurt out of the refrigerator cases at the local coops until WholeSoy botched up their production process which resulted in a soy yogurt shortage all over everywhere. So I decided to try making my own. It turned out to be so easy, I'll never buy it off the shelf again.

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Not Kayaking Moore Lake http://jarrin.net/Not Kayaking Moore Lake http://jarrin.net/Not Kayaking Moore Lake #comments Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://jarrin.net/Not Kayaking Moore Lake I intended on kayaking around Moore Lake (and Sping Lake, in Spring Lake Park) this afternoon but was pevented.

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