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2010 

At some point in our evolution someone, probably a woman, noticed that her mate was a bit shall we say fragrant. Not his usual mildly tolerable scent, but just plain stinky. This guy needed a bath. So off to the river, stream or nearby pond he would have went to wash away the dried yak blood and ...
08/31/2010
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What's that old saying? You're as young as you feel or age is a state of mind. Some days we feel young and some days we don't. The cold reality is we all have a certain number of years on this earth. We have a "life expectancy". The same is true with man made things; they are expected to last a c...
08/27/2010
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Most people when they read the title will think of making a personal impression on someone they meet. Instead I'm taking about being impressed and physical impressions on objects. Sure not as potentially informative as the other subject, but I was impressed by what I found the other day during an...
08/26/2010
      James Quarello2010 SNEC-ASHI PresidentNRSB #8SS0022JRV Home Inspection Services, LLC To find out more about our other high tech services click on the links below: Learn more about our Infrared Thermal Imaging & Diagnostics services. Learn more about our home energy audits, the Home Energy ...
08/25/2010
First grade was where I remember first being taught how to add. Sure I "knew" how before going to school.  For instance I could do a good job of adding up all the candy I was given at Halloween. Yes sir, there is no doubt about it adding, and don't forget subtracting, are quite useful skills to p...
08/23/2010
    James Quarello2010 SNEC-ASHI PresidentNRSB #8SS0022JRV Home Inspection Services, LLC To find out more about our other high tech services click on the links below: Learn more about our Infrared Thermal Imaging & Diagnostics services. Learn more about our home energy audits, the Home Energy Tu...
08/18/2010
Daddy, Why Can't Santa Come Down our Chimney? I used to hear that question every December and have to explain that our wood stove was blocking the fireplace, but Santa would use the front door to deliver the presents. I know, the explanation is a bit lame, but it seem to satisfy my two girls. Chi...
08/17/2010
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Electricity, as every sensible person knows, is dangerous. Yet there is a small minority who seem to think they can wire or rewire everything in the house from the lamp to the living room. My generic term for the home handy man is Uncle Bob. He's the guy that everyone in the family believes for w...
08/16/2010
Most every home with a garage these days has an automatic garage door opener. These contraptions of convenience make opening the garage door simple and easy, but they are also very dangerous. According to Consumer Product Safety Commission an average of 20,000 injuries a year are attributed to ga...
08/11/2010
Have you ever had the feeling you were being watched? I don't mean a furtive glance from a stranger in the mall, but followed, spied on with intent. I've had that feeling for sometime. I would glance out the window or steal a quick look behind me, but never see anything out of place. On a recent ...
08/09/2010
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