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Project Sisters: Et ex Patriarchus – Progress in 2020!


This project was “started” in 2019and it had a slow start. 2020’s Isolation (no other way to say that) forced me to swap between various projects. This helped prevent “Log Jams”. The same thing on my desk over and over … Continue reading

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Project Clean Sweep: How to eat an Elephant!


It has been to long, a lot of reasons, a lot of excuses. Part of this post is the how do you keep going on a large project. For me, a big part of that is, “Don’t try to eat … Continue reading

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Home Depot is a Nightmare: Update #5


Things keep happening. Life is very busy the last few days…. Friday afternoon A new Stove was delivered. At the same time I got a phone call from Home Depot Warranty (not the company name). I got an email on … Continue reading

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Home Depot is a Nightmare: Update #4


Day 11 Take out hurts the budget and it’s getting old. Would you bet on the over or under on 14 days to fix this problem….??? Home Depot talks and does NOTHING…. Home Depot Warranty doesn’t even talk Advantage Appliance … Continue reading

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Home Depot Nightmare: Update #3


Day 9 without a stove because of Advanced Appliance Repairs Tech Failure… I emailed Advanced Appliance Repair yesterdays Blog post… Guess what they said… “Signature says “Covid 19”, good luck to you and your stove. Sent from my iPhone“ Take … Continue reading

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Home Depot Nightmare: Update #2


Day 8 without a stove… Advanced Appliance Repair. They sent a tech to “repair” the stove Tuesday 30 June. It’s bad enough that the Tech caused the damage to our stove, but he also forged a signature on his report. … Continue reading

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Home Depot Nightmare Update #1….


We decided to have an electrician come and check the Stove damage and the wiring from the stove to the Breaker Box in the basement. The amount of current it takes to Vaporize a wire can do more damage than … Continue reading

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Home Depot is a Nightmare


Don’t you love it when you buy the “extended warranty” and the company plays  Mommy Mommy Daddy Daddy …..  Each different part of the company points at someone else to fix the problem… The Known Ferengi Rules of Acquisition Number … Continue reading

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The Wheel Demands it!!!! – spin it again….


Well, the Llealese Resistance is as done as I can make it right now. Waiting for 3 Avatars… Yesterday morning, I took all of the Bases for Project Sisters: Et ex Patriarchus. Scrubbed them in warm soapy water with an old … Continue reading

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Project Ambidextrous Toucan: Update 16 – I thought I was done..


I pulled out the case of “Llealese Resistance”. I have not touched it since NOVA 2018. I will be honest, the changes to the theme list that came out a few days ago got me to look at this. I … Continue reading

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