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2011 

I have two younger children who attend elementary school. As a parent I am continually comparing my childhood experiences to those of my two girls. My conclusion, time after time, is things have changed significantly from when I was a kid and not necessarily for the better. The degree of paranoia...
07/11/2011
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One of the most common requests I get as a home inspector here in Connecticut has to do with trying to identify a strange odor in the home. This request is often made by a woman. This is probably because a woman's sense of smell is keener than a man's. This also probably explains why at least hal...
07/10/2011
Have you ever done something as a favor or out of the goodness of your heart and had it turn around and latch firmly onto your backside? You know the old saying, no good deed goes unpunished. In my little world of home inspection, I believe there are often well intentioned people who in a misguid...
07/08/2011
Coffee, Joe, Java, mud, what ever you like to call it, coffee is as necessary to life as air. Well, that may be a slight exaggeration...slight. We love our coffee so much, there are literally hundreds of varieties. People either buy their own and make it at home and or buy it from the local coffe...
07/07/2011
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The Fourth of July has just past, a day intrinsically associated with fireworks. All summer fireworks are constant, found under the warm blanket of a summer nights sky, exploding in brief, booming brilliance. Yet near the ground others inaudibly reside in sun baked meadows, forests and back yard ...
07/06/2011
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One of the most unpleasant parts of attending a game, concert or other event, is getting into and especially out of the arena. Everyone is of course leaving all at the same time. You shuffle through the building, squished together like sardines in a can. Once you break free from the dense mass of...
07/05/2011
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I don't know about anyone else, but constraint, restriction or limitation sure doesn't sound like much fun to me. We all need freedom to roam about and do what makes us feel well and happy (so long as we're not infringing on somebody else's happy thing). Independence Day or as we have come to cal...
07/03/2011
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Diversity in your business is really a must to longevity and survival. Similar to diversity in a species of animal helps it to survive adverse environmental conditions, so it is true of business. When the business climate changes those who have put all their eggs in one basket, may find nothing l...
07/01/2011
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