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That Time Of Year Again

Once again it’s that time of year where people start dragging out assorted decorations and lights to decorate inside and outside their homes for Christmas.  In fact, around here, many already have finished the bulk of the outside decorations and more light shows are popping up every day. Which brings me once again to asking […]

Preparing To Survive The Deep Cold

I know I know, that title sounds melodramatic as all hell.  Then again, if you lived in my house, you might not think that it was *quite* as melodramatic as it sounds. You see, my house it heated with a furnace that is fueled by propane and these days the price of propane is *almost* […]

Nearly Upon Us: Biggest Sales Of The Year

With the rapid approach of Black Friday the season that retailers love the most is nearly upon us.  Things are no different here in Nutjob Hills.  Merchants are loading up on stock, setting up sales, and getting ready for what they hope will be the biggest profits of the year. The one big difference is […]

I *USED* To Love Mowing The Lawn

It’s true.  Once upon a time, some ten years ago, I absolutely loved taking a couple of hours every two weeks or so to mow the lawn.  Of course, at the time I had just gotten a new mower on sale which made the job pretty easy.  It started on the first or second pull, […]

The Desktop Is Dead, Long Live The Laptop

After literally years of wanting a laptop and almost that much time actually having a real need for one, I finally found a laptop computer on sale at a price I could afford and bought it.  As soon as I had it up and running I started copying stuff to it right away from my […]