Posted in Back in My Day Grey Gardens West

Computers and shag carpeting do not mix

I have been having a problem with my PC randomly freezing up, at the most inconvenient times. Then I have to shut off the power…

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Used a ratchet to fix chain link fence
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Wrong tool, or just improvising?

Recently I had to peel back the chain link fence so I could get on the other side and clear out some trash and branches…

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Random flowers and plants suddenly
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Random plants are popping up!

We bought this house last summer, so it’s our first spring here, and boy howdy, there are hidden gems. White, yellow, blue delicate flowers, showy…

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Ryobi 40 volt mower Home Depot
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Ryobi 40v mower. Will it do the job?

We finally replaced our gas mower, having moved last fall, I left it at the old house. We upgraded(?) to a “Home Depot exclusive” Ryobi…

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Posted in Grey Gardens West Mildly Interesting

Can Crushing for the fun of it.

There is something satisfying about crushing can after can, it makes a wonderful crunching noise, almost as good as the sound of breaking glass.

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Too much snow in Marysville Washington
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SNOWMAGEDDON 2019

I just put some sand on the front steps yesterday, but mother nature is not having it. Several more inches overnight plus the window in…

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shoot of young palm
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Palm Baby

We got some white rock (marble chips) to put in this little corner where our palm tree resides. I got the weeds out; …But to…

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Junk found under the woodstove
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We didn’t start the fire

The clean air authority here in Washington is offering a big rebate for replacing our wood stove insert, under certain circumstances. So I was down…

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Gas Furnace Hero Mascot
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Do I smell gas or are you just glad to see me?

So apparently when I opened the furnace this afternoon, it blew out the gas light? It wasn’t until late night TV time that we all…

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workbench: installed some pegboard
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Pegboard start

I’ve only begun to figure out where to put my tools and other junk that goes in the garage here at the new place, it’s…

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