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solder day 3

I trolled the dollar store for some bits i could breakdown for parts..or just to see how they worked…if you are looking for button batteries, this is absolutely the place. I ended up making out of course.  besides all the batteries, i got a couple of swell little speakers, some LEDs and some switches.  No […]

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solder day

Usually Sundays I do laundry, clean house and ship orders…laundry done the other day and hung up to dry, damn gas dryer, no orders to ship and the house is as clean as its gonna get for a while, I emptied a couple of shelves and packed the contents into boxes, so my living room […]

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i smart

BTW the comments have been turned back on  i must have turned them off while i was working on the site. I know there aren’t many of you out there, but please feel free to comment or question. One of the biggest worries that i have is about security in the new place.  Not while […]

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bright ideas

Still can’t hear out of my ear very well but i am popping decongestants. Yesterday was a big clinic work day, the not hearing was inconvenient, but it did dull the dog barking a bit. The kittens have gone to a new home, but I turned down the adopter for the other cat. She’s a […]

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homemade storage units

I have been thinking about these plain style crates for a long time…well i guess if it has slats its a crate, if it’s a solid board its a box. Either way, I have always wanted a LOT of them. one or two is nice but they vary between 10 and 20 dollars depending on […]

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out of milk

Today is better than yesterday…that’s always good right? I have an appt next week with Lawyer #9…someone who knew my mother and stepfather so i name dropped them in the voice mail. They also do a lot of real estate, he may be interested because he knows the house. So i have that going for […]

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Cuckoo Bananas

“Cuckoo Bananas” is a catch phrase of one of the cheerful handicapped (is that still the right euphemsm?) teenagers at the high school.  i subbed for a program assistant a couple of times this week, and a number of times last year.  Apparently they have great difficulty finding substitutes to cover in the rooms for […]

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Prius-ism

 You realize don’t you? that I have spent my portion of the house money, like nine times over already?  is  anyone keeping track? cause this rampant window shopping has reached a ridiculous level,  and my must have list is starting to look like Santa’s list of naughty children.  Everything I think i need is linked […]

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On the sunnyside (revised)

One of the things I have planned to do…to exploit my new found love of alterative energy, is build it a small web presence. A simple site, with a page about the installation process, diagrams about how the solar cells and battery are connected. I know there’s a way to hook the meter results to […]

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unfinished business

Just in case the universe does give me exactly what i want this time… i still need to finish up a lot of local research I have on the boards…i certainly am not driving all the way back here to scan something especially considering the merrimack valley titles don’t sell very well..practically at all. But […]

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