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Bike on the cheap

I was looking for a replacement for my 20 year old mountain bike and thought a more comfortable variety would be better. I looked at a number of the cruiser style bikes out there and was not impressed with the less than $200 variety and could not justify a $1k Gary Fisher 29er.

After a few weeks watching Craigslist, I came across a his and her’s Schwinn’s…

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House

New Driveway

After 5 years, we finally decided to get a new driveway. We will be able to use both our vehicles without the “Dance of the Car Shuffle”. Also, the snow blower will appreciate not having driveway parts stuck in the augers!

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Auto

Titan II – Nismo Exhaust

Titan II – instead of paying for a bunch of accessories I didn’t want/need, I decided to go mid-level and add the parts I want. Here is the first installment…hehehe

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General

Quit Facebook

After dealing with a few so called adults acting much younger, I gave up trying to maintain a presence on Facebook. After reading a few articles on the privacy (or lack of) my data, I felt it was time to take a break…

http://www.businessinsider.com/10-reasons-to-delete-your-facebook-account-2010-5

http://www.eweek.com/c/a/Messaging-and-Collaboration/Facebook-to-Google-10-Reasons-to-Make-the-Switch-465293/?kc=rss

Despite the speed and convenience in communicating with people, I feel much is lost in the content and intent of the message.

Stop by if you are in the neighborhood.

Cheers!

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House

Frankenmower

What started out as a simple wheel repair, turned into a quest to update my tired mower. After looking online for a few weeks, I stumbled upon a 2011 mower with a blown motor…for about the cost of 2 new tires.

A couple hours with my highly trained pit crew and I had a pile of parts and a working mower.

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Auto

Goodbye old friend…

After 6 years and many miles, the 2005 Nissan Titan SOC met an untimely end…

https://www.iaai.com/Vehicles/VehicleDetails.aspx?auctionID=10633523&itemID=11339447&RowNumber=47

http://www.iihs.org/ratings/ratingsbyseries.aspx?id=462