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THE GREAT FLOOD OF 2018

This morning I had to stop a leak.  No, I did not say “take.” I definitely said, “stop.”   I was just awaking from a sleepy morning listening to the thunder and the rain pouring outside.  I had no place … Continue reading

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CHIP OFF THE OLD BLOCK

  So here’s something you may not know about me: I almost flunked woodshop? Yep, back in junior high (what they call “middle school” these days). I was excited when I first walked into woodshop. Instead of a desk, everyone … Continue reading

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MUDDLED BY A PUDDLE

I have been away for over ten days. This trip was particularly challenging because of something I noticed shortly before I left. It would worry me endlessly even though my son was home to keep an eye on it. What … Continue reading

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HELLO IRMA!

Well, we have had worse hurricanes hit us. I consider we dodged a bullet…a pretty substantial one. The worst things Irma did were to steal our power for one evening and drop a lot of limbs and trees in our … Continue reading

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ANOTHER HOME REPAIR SAGA – PART II

So here’s the rest of the great kitchen water leak story that I am sure you’ve been waiting to read about…well maybe one or two of you are slightly curious.  To recap quickly: It was last Sunday night and I … Continue reading

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ANOTHER HOME REPAIR SAGA…PART I

Despite many attempts at fixing things around the house, or trying to save a few bucks here and there by taking on some home improvement projects, I have never had much success in building a reputation for being “handy.” In … Continue reading

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