The power (and cost savings) of fixing it yourself

I did something the other weekend that kind of pushed my comfort limits.  I fixed the refrigerator.  You see, usually when I task myself with fixing something, I actually know how to fix it.  At the very least, I have a reasonable idea of how to fix it.  This time was 100% guesswork. You see, … Continue reading The power (and cost savings) of fixing it yourself

The food chain in action

“There is a mouse-width trough through my loaf of bread. I think our cats are defective.” -me, 2008-10-07 It now appears that we have a pair of mousers. Last weekend, Kim discovered that Norman caught a mouse in the back yard. I don’t find the video disturbing–if I hadn’t known it was a real mouse, … Continue reading The food chain in action

Drinkering At Work

Please note that all blog posts before 8 April 2007 were automatically imported from LiveJournal.  To see the comments and any LiveJournal-specific extras such as polls and user icons, please find the source posting at work today, they have beer in the vegetable drawers of all of the refrigerators. It's like being in college again. … Continue reading Drinkering At Work