Monthly Archives: June 2014

Heat Pump Update

It’s not even trying hard. The unit in my bedroom gets more use than the rest because I drop the temperature from 79 to 77 while I sleep, but even with the recent 90+ degree days, the compressor seldom needs … Continue reading

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Please Consider

… helping a member of our tribe who is in a really shitty situation at the moment.  

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Smirnoff Ice

Alternate title: Beer for Breakfast The original Ice is acceptable, but nothing to write home about. The Wild Grape tastes like an industrial solvent I got a little too familiar with a few years back due to a leak in … Continue reading

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Holy Shit!

When did homeowners insurance get so fucking expensive? My house was bought by a small corporation as a rental dwelling.  I made a contract-for-deed sort of arrangement with them, and until I complete the contract, they insure the dwelling and … Continue reading

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Murray Wood Chipper Review

Last month over Mother’s Day, while visiting a bordering state with a much lower sales tax than my home state, I purchased a Murray model M22500 or 961140029 lawnmower. Although you will only ever find either of those numbers at … Continue reading

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Of Course

The machine downstream from mine is broken. If it isn’t fixed by noon tomorrow, which is looking very unlikely, I will have the weekend off. And the range has scheduled cleanup for this weekend.

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Moods

As can easily be deduced from the tone of my last post, I have been in a bit of a mood lately. Mostly, I am tired of bullshit. I am dealing with the government on an issue that involves multiple … Continue reading

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Why the Economy Sucks

Has everyone gone Galt? I see no other explanation. I need a tree guy. One guy gave me an estimate, but pulled a no-show after that. Three times. One other guy showed up but lacked the necessary equipment. Nobody else … Continue reading

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May Tax Report

Here are the numbers for May, as well as year-to-date totals.  All amounts are rounded to the nearest dollar, so the numbers might not appear to add up perfectly. May: Gross Income: $4822 Fed Tax: $325 SS Tax: $291 Med … Continue reading

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Sometimes …

… I’m an Idiot.  OK, probably most of the time. Last night, in celebration of my night off from work, I finished the drywall in my bedroom closet.  I had waited until the heat pump proved itself leak free before … Continue reading

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