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Christmas Day 2011

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Christmas is finally here, though it really doesn’t feel much like Christmases I remember from my youth.  It is awfully warm this year! Last Night, I recorded a Hallmark Book for my daughters, 7 month & 3 year olds.  If you haven’t seen these, they are books with a voice recorder in them.  You can record each page of the book and lock the recording in.  It’s preserved in some type of non-volatile Chip so batteries can be changed or dead without losing the recording.  Here’s a link to Hallmark’s site for: Recordable Storybook I recorded “The Night Before Christmas” … Continue reading

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Wood Stove Install for a Friend – Part 1

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 A Quadrafire Millenium 2100 Woodstove Alright;   It has become well known that I’ve a lot of time on my hands.  Apparently, too well known.  A friend asked if I’d help him install a wood stove in his house.  Of course since I like to do new things, I said sure. He was looking for something to provide supplimental heat to his enormous Kitchen.  Well, honestly, his Wife decided that the Kitchen required more heat and, stated her case firmly enough to convince my buddy.  Something about,  “She hoped his pot-belly could truly carry him through Winter ’cause she was done … Continue reading

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