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Summer Nights: Tell me more, tell me more
June 25, 2010 · Be The First To Comment

Not Houston, but feels like it. photo credit: steve phillips As I sit out on my balcony and watch the sun set in the evening, a thought comes to mind that is shared by millions of Houstonians. That thought is, “Boy, its hot in Houston.” Not very original or very deep, but not all the […]

Christmas in March? I Want Coal Year Around
March 15, 2010 · 3 Comments

“I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.” – Charles Dickens, Ebenezer Scrooge, A Christmas Carol. We all know the story of Ebenezer Scrooge and How the Grinch Stole Christmas. We’ve all watched a Charlie Brown’s Christmas, and a few of us have seen Tokyo Godfathers. But as we start the […]

Light Up My Life
October 19, 2009 · 1 Comment

photo credit: Tony Wan Kenobi Having recently moved, I found myself thinking about all the stuff we accumulate through our lives. And all the time and effort it takes to box everything I own and move it a few miles, just to unpack it all. All good things must end and some things are left […]

Energy Vampires or the Phantom Load Menace
August 18, 2009 · Be The First To Comment

What are “energy vampires” or “phantom loads”? First, they are not the monsters hiding in the closet to drain your energy and make really cheesy movies. (Those are completely different ones that won’t be making an appearance in this blog.) Energy vampires are devices that use electricity when you think they are off. They are […]



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