Category Archives: Operation: Alexandria

The process of making a dedicated library in our home to contain/stop the clutter and to make something really cool.

Protected: Side achievement #1: Stor(age) organization

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A fairly productive weekend

This would explain why the site is rather behind on the numerous cool things going down: Dana’s visit, SXSW, scoring tickets to shows and whatever. Since our friends Kelly and Ethan just had their third child, our other friends Tom … Continue reading

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Chucks Solution!

“How many pairs of Converse (Chucks) do you have?!?!” is a frequent question I am asked at work, online, Starbucks, parties, etc. Currently, the answer is 49. Thanks to the Converse store at the outlet mall in Round Rock, it … Continue reading

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Operation: Alexandria Weeks 13-23

Contrary to the lack of recent posts, Operation: Alexandria is progressing forward. Just not at the blazing pace it once had when we started in the Spring. Illness, vacation and housesitting have gotten in the way. Besides, the photographs of … Continue reading

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Operation: Alexandria Week 12

Now that we got those damned colds behind us (mine was over Memorial Day, Somara’s the following weekend), we seriously pushed forward on Operation: Alexandria. What really helped was being exhausted the day before. I think we both feel asleep … Continue reading

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Operation: Alexandria Week 9, 10 & 11

Sadly there’s nothing big to report since progress has slowed due to illness but we did get some inspiration tonight while at Costco…they finally had those 26″ Vizio LCD displays which are compatible with our MacBooks! More on those another … Continue reading

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Operation: Alexandria, Week 7 & 8

Last week gave our Alexandria project a delay since I spent the night in Dallas to see Spinal Tap. I returned too late to do anything and wasn’t around to crack the whip on Somara; we both have to work … Continue reading

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Operation: Alexandria, Week 6

Friends, well wishers, etc. are still getting confused over this project, especially when I reference it in Facebook’s low-end, poor-man’s Twitter update. So I’ve made a separate Category on the site for it to make it easier for those who … Continue reading

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Operation: Alexandria updates, Weeks 4 & 5

By the next time I post photos (within two weeks again), I hope you’ll see some greater contrast. I’m going to close with my doctor’s acronym since a few friends have asked what is our battle plan or inspiration: SPACE. … Continue reading

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Operation: Alexandria updates, Weeks 2 & 3

Too many other things got in the way of me posting last week’s updates which consisted mainly of going to the Ikea store in Round Rock to survey the bookshelf options. It seemed like we were getting ahead ourselves but … Continue reading

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