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Time to get the lawmower ready!

    We have had an early spring this year in Virginia!  I am usually not cutting grass until the beginning of April, but we have flowers blooming and grass growing already!  I went up to Home Depot and spent … Continue reading

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Laser thermometer: troubleshooting a car

A laser thermometer is perhaps one of the most useful tools you can have in your toolbox for checking things around the house and the car!  They are not very expensive…You can pick a basic one up and most home … Continue reading

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“The Challenger” game

This is a simple “arcade” game if you can call it that, from what I am guessing, from the seventies.  The goal of the game is to move the wand through the entire bar without touching it.  Sort of like … Continue reading

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Mid Century Modern in my neighborhood.

Anyone that knows me well enough knows I like the contemporary and modern architecture of the 1950’s and 1960’s.  It came from a time when the USA prospered and the future looked bright.  This outlook was reflected in architectural design.  … Continue reading

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Brakes…gotta stop sometime!

I was getting the annoying ABS error lights on my 2000 Astro van AWD (pictured here behind the VW) for about the past year.  ABS errors can be pretty expensive to repair, and I didn’t have the money really to … Continue reading

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New TDI sportwagen

  “I specifically ordered an Antarctic Blue Sport wagon with the rally fun pack and a CB radio” Those were the famous words of Clarke Griswold in the famous “National Lampoons Family Vacation” movie just before he ended up with … Continue reading

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Fixing Western Electric phone with no tone

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