Monthly Archives: February 2019

A Modem and BBS, Not Mark Zuckerberg, Created Social Media

Tim Berners-Lee and researchers at the U. S. government’s Advanced Research Projects Agency Network (ARPANET) are credited with the technology that launched  the World Wide Web leading to the Internet. That may be so, but I think the Smartmodem deserves … Continue reading

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Finding Romance Rehabbing a House

Romance is in the air with Valentine’s Day coming up on the calendar. Makes me remember that there is romance in remodeling. Are the words “romance in remodeling” an oxymoron? Can those two words be in the same sentence? Isn’t … Continue reading

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How Come Contractors Make It Look Easy?

When we were flipping houses it didn’t take us long to realize that we had a lot to learn. We bought a fixer upper as a summer job to improve and resell in the three months off from our teaching jobs.  … Continue reading

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Easy Does It Home Checklist for February

Now that we all know that the current deep freeze across most of the country is called a polar vortex, many of us are huddled indoors avoiding the dangerously freezing conditions outside our homes.  Since we’re housebound it’s a good … Continue reading

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