Category Archives: Cheap Philosophy

Caught the Momma

Our Havahart® trap has been busy lately. We caught Bugs again…. But then, after reading a bit about bunnies, we found out that they do not even like tomatoes. It appears that the tomato-eating culprit is this guy…. The ‘possum is … Continue reading

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Back From Maine

We just got back from another vacation in Maine. It was a good trip, with the usual strange glitches…. for example the surprise side trip to Rio. Here is the story behind the Rio trip. One night, I woke up in … Continue reading

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22 Years

Wow! 22 years! That went by fast. That’s how long those LED light bulbs are supposed to last. However… today we had one literally fall apart while we were using it. The bulb was in this desk lamp. I turned … Continue reading

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It Lives!

The tablet has been brought back to life (knock wood). After researching the problems that tablets have, and accessing the knowledge of some younger experts, I have brought back the Tablet. It appears to be working again. We scrubbed it … Continue reading

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On Retirement

One of the downsides of retirement is that after a while, you occasionally need reminders. Actually. Now that I think about it. Maybe that really is an upside.

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What we meant to do was…

What we meant to do was make a path through the snow for the oil delivery guy… so he can find the spout and not have to wade through knee-deep snow. So we ran the Augernaut up the side of … Continue reading

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Woo Hoo!

I FOUND MY MARBLES! That is a lot more difficult than you might think at my age. But there they are. The big Shooter in the middle….. That’s the Big Boss marble. I had these when I was a kid. … Continue reading

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Marble

Hey, look! Somebody found a marble (it wasn’t me). Nice looking marble. Blue. Cat eye. And it’s just sitting there, not rolling. Sweet.

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Still No Marble

I still have not found any marbles to test my new shelf, however, I did find this: That is a ball bearing, which is very like a marble but heavier. It is an odd household where one cannot find a marble, … Continue reading

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The Marble Test

After yesterday’s post, a certain family member, who has a facility for things mechanical, did not believe the level as it was placed on the new shelf, and demanded that we do the marble test to see if the shelf is, indeed, … Continue reading

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