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Projects Aplenty

Summer is always busy, but this month has seemed especially crazy with plenty of projects keeping me busy. Today we...

June 29, 2011
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Reading and Writing

I envy people who view reading a book as a way to kill an afternoon. It usually takes me months...

June 26, 2011
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I Bought A Cow

I challenge anyone to watch the documentary Food, Inc. and not be influenced to make at least a few changes...

June 22, 2011
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Mmmm… Beer

Rule #1 in home improvement projects: everything takes longer than you think it will. This past winter, I started building...

June 13, 2011
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I Speak For The Trees

[continued from Part 1] After meeting with the contractor that Ameren dispatched to walk my property line and mark trees,...

June 12, 2011
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I Am The Lorax

I am not a fan of Ameren. Ever since I spent seven days without electricity in the throes of a...

June 11, 2011
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President for a Day

I came across an interesting bit of trivia this week that I’m almost embarrassed to admit I had not heard...

June 6, 2011
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Ready, Set, Blog!

It is time once again for the Running of the Blogs! This is my fourth year participating, and it seems...

June 1, 2011
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Garden 2.0

Last year’s garden was a big success, but it didn’t take us long to realize that it wasn’t big enough...

April 9, 2011
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More Sketchup

Last year I wrote about how I was learning to use Google Sketchup and that I was planning to use...

February 3, 2011
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Bye Bye Movable Type

It’s been a good run.  I think I started using Movable Type as my blogging platform in 2003, but it...

December 22, 2010
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Rooftop Antenna

I’ve not had much luck with antennas as part of my Home Theater PC build. Up until now, none of...

October 9, 2010
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Hey Airline Industry!

Recent surveys have indicated that the airlines are getting worse instead of better when it comes to customer satisfaction, one...

August 19, 2010
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Google Sketchup

This has been on my todo list forever, and today I finally got around to it. I’ve been wanting to...

August 7, 2010
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Whew!

Well, here we are at the end of another 30 days. I don’t know if it’s because I have so...

June 30, 2010
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Lenovo Wireless Keyboard

The Lenovo N5901 wireless keyboard is a small handheld remote with a full QWERTY keyboard and built-in trackball. It seems...

June 28, 2010
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Magnetic Picture Gallery

What do you get when you cross a child’s door with a refrigerator? A door that any kid can use...

June 27, 2010
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Sammy Scott’s

I don’t think I’ve ever written a restaurant review before, but since I’m waiting for Dobbs to change the oil...

June 23, 2010