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Don’t Be Shocked – It’s Not Just About the Lights

In the old days (read “when I was a child”), most people called the electric bill their “light bill.” Because, lights were pretty much the primary leeches of that magic current flowing into the house. Even the logo for the … Continue reading

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Never Risk Death by Appliance

So, the little boy (20-something) comes to repair my non-draining washing machine.  “Ma’am, did you know it’s un-plugged?” Uhh, yah!  When a major appliance that weighs more than I do is mal-functioning, I do that.    If I learned anything … Continue reading

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