The ongoing blog of the Tomchak family, in Wheaton IL USA

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Long Live Our TiVo HD

Long Live Our TiVo HD

By on November 18, 2018 in Text Post with 0 Comments

Originally written but never published on January 7th, 2017.  Back in 2008, we upgraded our living room with an HD TV, HDMI amplifier, and brand new TiVO HD. At the time it was the top of the line unit with a 1TB hard drive. Because I knew I would keep the unit forever, we paid […]

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Day 10 – In the Home Stretch!

Day 10 – In the Home Stretch!

By on May 2, 2008 in Photo Post, Text Post with 1 Comment

Today is the last day of our living room remodel. Both Jim and Greg are working hard today to make sure it’s all done before they leave. As you can see, the lovely TV is now on the wall. It’s not even plugged in yet, but it’s still nice having it there. I have a feeling I’ll […]

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Living Room, End Day 7

Living Room, End Day 7

By on April 29, 2008 in Photo Post with 0 Comments

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Living Room Remodel, End of Day 4

Living Room Remodel, End of Day 4

By on April 25, 2008 in Photo Post, Text Post with 0 Comments

One more week to go. Next week, new trim, final electrical, custom cabinets, counter top, and my favorite part… a new HD TV. For two people who make their living in the business of TV production you would think we already had one.

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Living Room Remodel, End of Day 2

Living Room Remodel, End of Day 2

By on April 23, 2008 in Photo Post, Text Post with 0 Comments

I have these delusions of being able to not only work 50-60 hours a week, but also do all of our home improvements. Then when we finally hire somebody and I see what they are able to do in such a short time, I realize how crazy it was to think I would be able […]

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Just a Quiet, Lonely House…

Just a Quiet, Lonely House…

By on April 21, 2008 in Photo Post, Text Post with 0 Comments

It has only been a day but the house is a lot different without Brenda and the boys around. Not only is it quite because of them being gone, but because the living room is basically empty there’s no TV or music either. Based on the amount of work they now have I can’t see […]

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