Downton Abbey, Connections, and The Strap and Crap

Highclere Castle (Downton Abbey), photo source: Richard Munckton My family and I have been watching Downton Abbey. You know, the exceedingly successful British television series produced for PBS Masterpiece. I finished watching the 3rd season over a week ago and let me tell you, I was hooked. I couldn’t wait to watch it at every opportunity. I […]

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How to Untangle a Chain Saw Chain – the art of manliness for women

Untangling a chain saw chain can be challenging and frustrating if you don’t know what you’re doing. After bucking wood to create some woodpile envy, the saw chain had dulled and needed to be changed. It was my daughters’ and my first time ever having to do that. The dis-assembly went smoothly until it became time […]

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