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What A Mess

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For the past six months or so, I’ve been too busy at work (and too tired in the evenings) to properly clean house. Combine this with the effects of Hurricane Ike and a week of sleeping on the couch (to babysit the generator) and you end up with quite a bit of clutter. I’ve been […]

Back in January I posted some pictures I’d taken of interesting articles from the 1961 “Popular Mechanics Illustrated Home Handyman Encyclopedia & Guide”. I’m happy to report that Popular Mechanics has given me permission to produce PDF versions of their articles as long as I don’t alter the content and provide a link to their […]

About a year and a half ago, Jenny Suk and Luther Batie opened up Tanglewilde Ace Hardware in the shopping center at the intersection of Tanglewilde and Westheimer, just “down the street” from our house. Since then it’s been our one-stop shopping source for all kinds of house stuff. Luther and Jenny (along with the […]

Living in Houston, we got to experience the effects of Hurricane Ike firsthand. A friend from San Antonio found out that I didn’t have a generator, so he bought one (along with 75 gallons of gas) and drove it to me, arriving about six hours before the hurricane hit and we lost power. The day […]