A Casual Observer

And you won’t see me (You won’t see me) You won’t see me (You won’t see me) – the Beatles We are in the midst of March madness basketball. There was a time when I devoured the entire NCAA tourney and reveled in consecutive basketball games, filling...
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The Never-ending Color Debate…

Milepost 936 Every so often, the topic comes up as to “what is the correct color for…?” and we go through the throes of extoling the virtues of this color vs. that one or this mix as opposed to another. After a few, some times heated email exchanges with the...

Why Ask Why?

Cause you know sometimes words have two meanings – Led Zeppelin Thank you, Florida. The same state that brought us questionable ballot machines has now provided easy answers to complex matters. Just stop using certain words! Some leaders in the Sunshine state ordered...

Here Comes the Sun

Any way the wind blows/ Any way the wind blows – Joe Walsh As the mercury creeps above freezing, many have complained they are tired of this winter. That’s their right, to be sure. One woman at a city business recently told anyone who would listen that she was tired,...

Pile Driver Progress (Part III)

Milepost 927 I mentioned last time that the weight of the rigging was causing the thread to sag and actually pulling the vertical tower back to the point where it would fall down onto the cab. This wouldn’t do but what could I do to remedy the situation? It is things like...
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Pile Driver Progress (Part III)

Milepost 927 I mentioned last time that the weight of the rigging was causing the thread to sag and actually pulling the vertical tower back to the point where it would fall down onto the cab. This wouldn’t do but what could I do to remedy the situation? It is things like...

Too Much Fuss?

I can’t get to sleep I think about the implications Of diving in too deep And possibly the complications – Men at Work Been following this controversy about a recovery house being considered for women. Guess some near Greendale Avenue worry a drug recovery home for...
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The Hinge…

Milepost 925 Many of you are probably wondering how I built the hinge that allows the vertical boom to go up and down. Well, thanks to Evergreen Styrene, this is pretty easy to do. They make about six different sizes of tubing and every other one fits inside of the larger one....

Better Call Saul

I know. Eerie, right? – Saul Goodman, upon finding two skateboarder friends at a skate park Why should we pull for a shady lawyer who is down on his luck and down to his last dime? Do we care his “law office” is actually a cramped storage room in the back of a...

Ch-ch-ch-changes

I’ll be the roundaboutThe words will make you out ‘n’ outI spend the day your way – Yes The only constant, they tell us, is change. Dunno who dropped that pearl of wisdom, but this feels true. Recently our newspaper has seen two new faces filling voids...