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A Gentle Answer…

A gentle answer turns away wrath… and an unexpected bit of gentle humor can turn a frown upside down… Just ask Tom Hale… Continue reading

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Houston, You Have a Problem

Now that I’m coming out of the closet about my hearing impairment I want the rest of you to know that I expect you to fix it… Continue reading

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A New Adventure

The lessons of frustration, disappointment and discouragement are not lessons we would choose but they can be the most valuable lessons we learn.
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The Frustration of Humanity

Sometimes, “home handyman” seems like an oxymoron. Making the same stupid mistakes on a project can make me feel like an ox and a moron! Continue reading

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This Is How I Dew

Although this encounter with a drink-vending machine didn’t result in any assault, destruction of private property or meancing behavior charges, it wasn’t for lack of motivation. Continue reading

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Errands Run Amok

It seemed like a really simple plan, nothing spectacular, routine to the point of being mundane Continue reading

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Truth in Advertising

Over the years of remodeling, I’ve helped strip off old wallpaper more than once. It’s not my favorite job. In fact, it’s often an exercise in persistence, patience and frustration. I’ve scraped, scratched, torn and then sprayed on enough vinegar to alter the pH level of an entire limestone quarry. Continue reading

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