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Old 07-05-2018, 04:50 PM
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Chilling today.
Took a good look at my 3 masted schooner S.I.B. That's still in dry dock. I was ready to drive her into the bottle, whenever I get the ocean materials.
The lines look loose.
The hull looked ratty.
It just looked like a first attempt. So, I cut the rigging, sanded the paint, removed and threw out the sails. Gonna re-drill the mast holes and re-rig her. Gonna paint the hull again too.
I got all summer. Why rush.
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Old 07-05-2018, 10:08 PM
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Talking to social workers and nurses about my mixed up kid. Some mail came that makes me think I might want to be calling my lawyer about his long term well being.
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Old 07-05-2018, 10:22 PM
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Got drunk under a Palm tree. Snorkeling trip tomorrow!
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Old 07-05-2018, 10:41 PM
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Got drunk under a Palm tree. Snorkeling trip tomorrow!
Tropical storm beryl possible hurricane headed your way!
Keep your eyes and ears tuned to the weather channel.
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Old 07-19-2018, 07:38 PM
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Pulled all the chairs out of the dining room and stuff from the corners. (It's also my wife's office). Seems no body puts anything away. Just hang it on a chair, toss it in a corner. Swept the downstairs and mopped the dining room.
Put it all back, wiped handprints off some walls. That's enough. Besides the "dad can I haves?"
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Old 07-23-2018, 01:55 PM
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In the last few days......I posted in another thread about my appliance problems. Ice Maker - Used hair dryer to blow hot air into the unit for about 5 minutes. Restarted, works. Figured it was just frosted over. Dryer - figured out from error code that it was the electronic control board. Neighbor took it apart in hopes that he could solder it. Nope, totally blown. Ordered a new board on Amazon, installed, now works. Dishwasher - wouldn't progress to the dry cycle. Error code said it was a vent that gets stuck in the open position. Won't let the cycle continue. Got a new vent/fan at a local appliance parts store. Installed, works.

Never been much of a DIYer. But as easy as error codes, Amazon, and YouTube make it to do the work yourself I've saved a ton of money in service calls, marked up parts, or new appliances in the last couple years.
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Old 07-23-2018, 02:28 PM
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That has been my savior on many occasions, too. repairclinic.com is also a good resource for videos and hard to find parts.
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Old 07-23-2018, 06:20 PM
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That has been my savior on many occasions, too. repairclinic.com is also a good resource for videos and hard to find parts.
Yea, it justifies the Internet addiction!

I was actually pleased when the fridge blew a relay. It needed to be cleaned out in the worst way. Sure I paid a guy to come fix it but repairclinic.com and YouTube let me know that it wasnít a big thing; I just donít mess with frion or electrical stuff. Iím accident prone.

Now I need to upgrade the chintzy feed line on the ice maker and spend the money on new filters.

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Old 07-24-2018, 12:38 PM
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Cleaned the front walk of hedge debris from trimming the other day. Feels nice to get something done before the kids wake up.
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Old 07-24-2018, 03:11 PM
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Vacuumed upstairs, vacuumed window sills, open and closed up and down, sucked the dog hair out of the air intakes to the central air in the floor downstairs. Swept the downstairs, and mopped the music room.
Typical Monday.

Cleaned the grill between showers bc got chased inside Sunday, whilst cooking on it.
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