Category Archives: Handy things to know

Unexpected Consequences of Economizing Unwisely

A friend of mine realized he was in over his head on his credit card debt and borrowed money from his IRA and paid off his cards and all outstanding bills. You would think that this action would have put … Continue reading

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WHAT DO SPIRITS HAVE TO DO WITH YOUR DIFFICULTY IN LEARNING NEW THINGS? – Part 1

In today’s world, you are being exposed to new ideas, new technology and new ways of doing things almost every week. You either keep up and keep yourself employable and aware of what is happening, or you decide that newfangled … Continue reading

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Poetry in Motion

Watching a professional doing what he does for a living inspires me in ways I can’t clearly explain. This video shows a master salmon filleter preparing huge fillets with incredible style and grace. I have filleted fish many years ago … Continue reading

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Do-It-Yourself Wireless Range Extender

Sooner or later you will find yourself needing a way to get a reliable wireless connection between one part of your house and another such as between your workshop/studio and your living quarters.

After you try the commercial solutions to the problem, I suggest you construct this Do-It-Yourself wireless range extender. Total cost was $8.00 and it allows me to access the Internet through a wireless router that is 200 feet away. Continue reading

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