Posts Tagged: do-it-yourself

How’s it going?

A few weeks back, I went through a series of posts where I grudgingly admitted I have lived a reasonably interesting life. While that’s all well and good (and a needed boost to self-esteem), the fact is my interesting bits are more the product of unique or special events or periods in my life. For… Read more »

Learning from the masters

Home ownership is expensive. I don’t need to tell actual home owners this, but to you renters out there longing for a home of your own, it bears repeating. I rented for 11 blissful years in a small condo on the 4th floor of a 5-story building. I had an out-of-state landlord, but he was… Read more »

Getting a handle on it

There is no question that the level to which I can take my procrastination can reach legendary status. It both annoys and amuses me the way in which this character flaw reveals itself. Most recently, it was after some gutter work on the house. No, I am not so gifted that I can replace a gutter… Read more »

Want to save the economy? Get rid of YouTube!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oIdPPVkkHYs Oh no, is this another rant against technology?  Absolutely not!  I love technology.  Without technology, I wouldn’t be able to share all my other rants with you!  No, this is a serious discussion about the terminal impact YouTube is having on the economies of the world.  Before you snort in disbelief, read on! I never… Read more »