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A Better Kayak Rack

Last year I took up kayaking as an exercise activity. In other words it is a way to exercise and not get bored.  I have found that the sport has its ups and downs. I first had to purchase a … Continue reading

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There’s a Grocery Store in my Garage

How much room does anyone have to store groceries, dishes, pans, etc. in the kitchen? For us it always seems that everything is squished into lots of small cupboards. You have to be real careful when you reach for the … Continue reading

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Repairing the Sony ICF-2010

I have several portable shortwave receivers, modern and antique. My favorite modern shortwave is the Sony ICF-2010. I purchased it back in 1989. It was a bit expensive (about $350 as I remember) but I had just received a stipend for … Continue reading

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So you want to be a homeowner?

9:00 AM, Thursday: I’ve already washed up. Breakfast is over. It’s now time to tackle that list I made last night. What list? The one that says things like: • Order parts for the ’41 Buick • Wash the Ridgeline … Continue reading

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What to do on a beutiful fall day?…Install a GFCI, of course.

The sky is so blue that the slightest wisp of a cloud presents itself as boldly as white Christmas lights draped on an unlit house. The fall air has just the right bite that makes breathing a pleasure. And my mind … Continue reading

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