An Inexpensive Solution to the Saggy Bookshelf

A few years ago, my wife and I were debating what to do about a bookshelf.  We had already seen how our prefabricated store bookshelves and entertainment center would sag with time, and we didn't want to go through that again.  I spoke to an amazing cabinet maker who could make for me the perfect … Continue reading An Inexpensive Solution to the Saggy Bookshelf

Whether to buy a Snow Plow or Not. (Saving Money when it doesn’t feel like it.)

When living in snow country, snow removal becomes a real issue.  If snow is left to sit, it eventually becomes impassable even with the best 4 x 4 vehicle.  Over the past 4 years, I invested in a "good" deal plow truck that has been nothing but repairs and headaches. This "good" deal has cost … Continue reading Whether to buy a Snow Plow or Not. (Saving Money when it doesn’t feel like it.)

The Death of our Local SEARS, our Dead Mall, and a Dying Economy

This is a tribute and reflection of the death of our local SEARS. It is sad to see these valued stores in our community disappear. Some people will argue it is online stores competing with them, but most people do not order refrigerators, freezers, washing machines, and snow throwers online because the shipping is ridiculous, … Continue reading The Death of our Local SEARS, our Dead Mall, and a Dying Economy