Monthly Archives: May 2012

Cutting The Cable, Going Wireless

Recently, Linda and I went over to H.H. Gregg and picked up an outdoor HDTV antenna.  We’ve decided that we are going to tell Time Warner Cable to stuff it.        OMG!  How will you ever survive without … Continue reading

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How I have Become my own Gas Station After the incident at MU, I took my Jeep home and repaired the leaking fuel tank. There was 20 gallons of fuel in that tank that I had to remove before I … Continue reading

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Personal vs. Professional: Dividing the Waters

Originally Posted on Facebook Over the last few months, it’s become clear to me that my personal life and professional life have certain incompatibilities. Because of this, I’ve decided that I should separate my professional life from my personal one. … Continue reading

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And Now You Know……The Rest of the Story

Completing the teardown of the Motorless Home’s Engine For years, Paul Harvey would entice us and fuel our curiosity when he would introduce the topic of his weekly radio show. He would give us just a taste to whet our appetites and … Continue reading

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Playing Catch-Up

For those of you who just recently stumbled upon (pun) this blog, here are some of the posts you’ll want to read in order to catch up. Let’s Get this Party Started! Start at the Beginning: A Very Good Place … Continue reading

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The Kroger Company Wants Me to Shop Elsewhere!

UPDATE: This issue is finally being resolved! Click Here Our local Kroger grocery store, #934 in the Cincinnati KMA (Kroger Marketing Area) has finally gone off the deep end. The store manager actually told Linda to “take her business elsewhere.” … Continue reading

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The Beginning

Let’s start at the very beginning. A very good place to start. When you read you begin with A-B-C. When you post on a blog, you begin with topics. Linda (Ratwife) here. As Chad (the Rat) has already told you, … Continue reading

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