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Ryobi TEK4 Thermometer

Ten years back I was having A/C problems at my house, and I called in a repair company. It was one of those hot Texas summer days, and there didn’t be much cool coming out of the vents. The service … Continue reading

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Remembering An Old Friend

Updated Twenty¬†years ago we lived at this place on Silent Oak in Farmers Branch. Prior to that we lived in another house in the section right next to this, on Pin Oak Court. Our neighbor was Ernie Ludwick, and he … Continue reading

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The Bird House

Readers will recall… OK, maybe they won’t recall, but a few years ago my grandson John gave me a birdhouse for a present: I put it up on the back yard fence and waited for some action. No birds came … Continue reading

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Hail Tragedy of 2016

UPDATED The hail storm that struck our house on the night of 12 April 2016 seemed like a mortar attack, especially to anybody upstairs, right under the bombardment. We gathered a few outsized hail stones (see the photo), and in … Continue reading

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Big Brother is a Wimp

Forget about Big Brother. Forget about Edward Snowden and the NSA. Google’s got you covered. Want to see? I thought I would sneak in a little home project last October, and I figured if I just went down to Home … Continue reading

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