Last year a friend was getting ready to move cross-country and asked for my help. Having loaded my share of U-haul trucks, I knew that securing a load for a long journey would be tricky. You typically can’t effectively use ratchet straps or bungee cords in a U-haul truck because of the way the rails […]
Here are a few more interesting things I’ve stumbled across: Ever wonder what the “voiceover guy” looks like? Serial Killer or Programmer?
I spent hours watching stupid videos on the internet so that you don’t have to! Here are a few that I enjoyed: George Bush singing “Sunday Bloody Sunday” Hyakugojyuuichi! – an “Animutation” Road Van Trip Prank Talking Cats Tea Partay – music video Treadmill Bike Why Sumo is better than Karate Biker runs into a […]
It’s been quite a while since we posted about Evan, so here’s how he’s doing. Since he’s learning things so fast, this is probably one of the last times he’ll have a small enough number of skills that I can come close to listing them all. Evan knows the following signs, a few of which […]
For the past couple of weeks I’ve been researching and experimenting with standalone DVD recorders- the ones that work like a VCR, not the drives that work with your computer. I’ve long had a project to convert all my old home videos to DVD format, but my progress has been very slow, since using a […]
Well, we didn’t have as good of a day sales-wise as yesterday, but I think we could call our sale a success. At the end nearly all of our significant items were gone, and what was left was mostly stuff that we didn’t mind taking to Goodwill. There were a few items that didn’t sell […]
I’ve found there are three ways to meet your neighbors around here. 1. Use http://www.meettheneighbors.org 2. Have your expensive packages left on their doorstep 3. Have a yard sale and buy each other’s stuff Yesterday we got a knock on our door- our new DVD recorder (more on that subject later) was delivered to our […]