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Heart Healthy Lentil Stew

A simple meal that will keep you going day and night is lentil stew. It's very easy to make, and you can freeze the leftovers and have it for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Here's how I make it. 2 ..
(August 31, 2008)
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How to Replace Window and Door Screens

To remove a screen door lift up and simultaneously pull out the bottom. If it sticks you can take a putty knife, or a regular pocket knife, and on your knees, find where the two little wheels at the ..
(September 01, 2008)
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How to Get Rid of Nesting Pigeons

As I dusted the ceiling of #202 with my long feather duster in preparation for painting, I kept hearing a soft whirring sound like a small electric drill a jeweler or dentist would use. It came on ..
(August 29, 2008)
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The Apartment Manager (Working at Home)

The benefits of working at home as an apartment manager are extraordinary. First, if you're a single parent, like I am, then you are always there for your children when and if they need you. ..
(August 19, 2008)
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The Universe As Living Organism

I read the other day that astronomers have spotted a huge nebula in our galaxy in the shape of a double helix. I couldn't believe it so I Googled ‘double helix in outer space’ and sure ..
(August 15, 2008)
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The $5 a Month Cell Phone

I keep my cell phone in the console of my truck. I call it my truck phone. I rarely use it, but when I need it, it's there. I pay .18 cents per minute when I use it, so a ten minute call would ..
(August 09, 2008)
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 | Communications/Mobile-Cell-Phone | Visitors: 340

The Warm Man (Saving Money on Your Gas & Electric Bill)

The key to staying warm in your home and reducing your heating bill is layering. I don't mean layering the house, but layering yourself. Layering will actually make you a nice toasty warm, and it ..
(August 09, 2008)
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Cutting the Cable (TV) With Rabbit Ears

It took years for me to do this. I was afraid to disconnect from cable TV. What would I do without it? My favorite programs were on it: Law and Order, Boston Legal, and Turner Classic movies. And ..
(August 09, 2008)
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The Benefits of Bicycling to Market

I found a 1950’s Hercules three speed bicycle made in Nottingham, England at a garage sale for $5. I added a metal basket for another $10 and thus was born a second means of transportation for .
(June 21, 2007)
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If I Can Lose One Pound I Can Lose Two

A couple of years ago I realized that my weight kept gradually going up. I didn’t really know what to do about it. All I knew was I didn’t want it to keep going up. It alarmed me. I ..
(June 09, 2007)
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Heart Healthy Lentil Stew

A simple meal that will keep you going day and night is lentil stew. It’s very easy to make, and you can freeze the leftovers and have it for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Here’s how I ..
(January 20, 2007)
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 | Food-and-Drink | Visitors: 192

The $5 A Month Cell Phone

I keep my cell phone in the console of my truck. I call it my truck phone. I rarely use it, but when I need it, it’s there. I pay .18 cents per minute when I use it, so a ten minute call ..
(January 20, 2007)
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 | Communications | Visitors: 182

One Way To Quit Smoking

Could I start smoking again? In a heartbeat. I love it. One stressful event, seriously stressful event, and I’d want a smoke, and a scotch too if it was available. No, I’m no hero. ..
(January 19, 2007)
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