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Welcome to the future – a new Google Nest Aware doorbell (and a new chime too!)

I’ve been back and forth on getting a webcam / smart doorbell for a while now. Plenty of friends and coworkers have done it. I didn’t think we necessarily had that constant flow of people at our front door, so … Continue reading

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I bought a gas pressure washer over Memorial Day weekend. It’s interesting.

Every year, we get mold on the vinyl siding of our house in areas that don’t get nearly enough direct sun. A stone wall in our backyard gets that way too. Too much shade from pine trees. I once rented … Continue reading

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The day the hot water heater died

Damn you, Murphy’s Law. In a reenactment of the mythical Noah’s Flood, our 75 gallon water heater (that I believe was installed when the house was built) died on us Friday. Nay, not just “died on us.” Imploded in a … Continue reading

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Purchased a mechanic tool set just for the socket wrench tools

I mentioned earlier that I need a socket wrench or ratchet tool kit. I never really thought socket wrenches or ratchet tools were useful unless one was working on a car. Last summer, when I had to put together our Weber … Continue reading

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