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People-Powered Mower

The crab grass around the yard is finally getting tall enough to qualify as an embarrassment.  It was time to get a lawnmower.  For environmental and economic reasons, I thought it would be great to get an old-fashioned reel mower. … Continue reading

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99 Problems

It’s been a bit of a rough week at Minnisingh.  Just as the weather turns nice and we seem to have entered into full money pit mode. First off, another chapter has unfolded in our refrigerator saga.  After a failed … Continue reading

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Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

We thought we were pretty clever a while back when we replaced the temperature sensor in our freezer ourselves rather than call a technician to repair it.  After putting in the new sensor, the freezer stayed at the set temperature … Continue reading

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Freezer Repair: Achieved?

It seems like we may have resolved our erratic freezer issues.  As of last writing, we had ordered the new temperature sensor, though I wasn’t too sure whether that was the problem or whether we might have an issue with … Continue reading

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Deep Freeze

To be filed under ironic home maintenance problems.  We find that at the same time we are trying to figure out a way to keep our home warm, we are also having a problem keeping our freezer cold. Our fridge/freezer … Continue reading

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DIY Washing Machine Repair

One of the things that homeowners kept (urgently) telling us about homeownership is that the conveyer belt of repairs just never, ever ends.  This is shaping up to be an accurate description of our experience so far.  Even beyond the … Continue reading

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