Monthly Archives: March 2018

John’s Crazy Socks

The man who owns this sock company has Down Syndrome.  His father helped him set up the website that sells his very cool, funky, and fun socks:  https://johnscrazysocks.com/pages/our-story Frank is short for his middle name, and he recently gave a … Continue reading

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Kansans Rock

Of course I shop around to get the best price for an item I want.  Sometimes, that ends up being a local DIY box store like Home Depot, Lowe’s, or Menard’s.  Sometimes, it’s Amazon, or eBay.  This time, I ordered … Continue reading

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Snowstorm Relief

Four snowstorms in the past three weeks, accompanied by two multi-day power outages, solidified my resolve to be more prepared next time. Power can go out during summer t-storms just as easily. We already had the usual camping gear, tac … Continue reading

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Stone ‘Em, or Something

Typically, the weird news stories come from FL.  This time, it’s from East-Central PA. The Superintendent at the Blue Mountain School District in Schuylkill County has armed his classrooms with 5 gal. buckets of rocks that the students can hurl … Continue reading

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I Love UPS

I ordered a dozen 9w LED dimmable lightbulbs, that are the equivalent of 60w incandescents.  Very few prewired lights in, and outside of this house aren’t wired to a rheostat.  Hopefully, the price of the dimmable ones comes down over … Continue reading

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Oktoberfest Is Almost Here, and Crossbow Time

Of course I wouldn’t want to skip over spring and summer, but when your Oktoberfest home brew is on its way, it’s almost Oktoberfest.  Generally, I prefer lagers to IPAs, and if it’s going to lean either to the hop … Continue reading

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Power Outage Is Over

This time around, it was out for the better part of three days.  We could cook indoors because the stove uses propane, but had to use matches to light the burners.  If I’d had any idea the electricity would be … Continue reading

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Proud New NRA Member

I joined the NRA.  Wanted to last weekend, but the website had so many hits that it crashed, so I gave it a rest for a few days.  For the record, I don’t own a firearm.  I’d like to get … Continue reading

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