Observation

Larry the Cable Guy

Time Warner Cable pulled a fast one a few months ago. I have been using their cable service or their predecessor’s service since I moved into the house. I just had the basic cable plan (no cable box) but could get a few scattered HD channels that were paired alongside the standard definition versions. Also with the high numbered digital channels available on the new TV sets above the old broadcast group (the low numbers)...

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Terror in the Neighborhood

It used to be a friendly little neighborhood. Then the riff-raft moved in. Maybe riff-raft is not a “Politically Correct” statement about our neighbors these days but, what’s going to happen to them? “Frankly my dear, I don’t give a damn”, is what Rhett told Charlotte in Gone with the Wind. It works for me too. Some neighbors don’t deserve respect no mater what’s deemed sociably proper. The neighborhood of which I speak is the...

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Health and Comfort in North Texas

To what I am referring is the percent relative humidity (%RH) in the homes in my area and I am sure in thousands of other homes in the southern states. I am a Yankee by birth and a Texan by choice. I have been raised since birth in a business called Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning. (HVAC) I am, as they say on Myth Busters, “Don’t try this yourself, we are experts!”, an expert in...

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February White-out

This is the weekend of the Superbowl AKA “The Big Game”. Here is what Ma Nature dished out today as a welcome to the tens of thousands who will travel to the game. It is keeping the locals home but just for today. It will be much warmer by “game day” which is Sunday. This is 5 inches of new snow on top of several inches of ice that was created the last few days....

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