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June 24th, 2010 | Author:

… what you were dreaming, when the alarm goes off and you sit up in bed and say aloud, “Pulley face.”

Maybe I should get to bed earlier.

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June 22nd, 2010 | Author:

My husband found this tonight on a forum he follows.  I thought it would be especially useful for Rebecca and her family as they renovate their whole downstairs.

There are three important rules that must be followed for any mechanical repair:

Rule #1 – ALWAYS use the correct tool for any mechanical repair.

Rule #2 – A hammer is the correct tool for any mechanical repair.

Rule #3 – Anything can be used as a hammer.

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June 07th, 2010 | Author:

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May 24th, 2010 | Author:

… or Christmas or Valentine’s Day … is a new door mat.  It’s only $24.98, I’m willing to wait, and it’s available from Amazon.

If you’d like one, too, let me know and maybe we can get a quantity discount:

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May 21st, 2010 | Author:

In the tradition of fine bureaucrats everywhere, someone determined that census workers must have background checks. Apparently the procedures don’t tell them what to do when someone fails that check, so at least in one case, they just ignored it.

A woman in NJ recognized her local census worker, going door to door through family-friendly neighborhoods -  because he was a registered sex offender.  After the cops arrested him, it was determined that he had failed the background check, but he was trained and sent out anyway.

On a cheerier note, here are a couple different ways to deal with census workers when they knock on your door.