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January 7, 2011
Forget resolutions, behavior changes, and the
things you stress about on a consistent basis. It is time to relax and refocus.
I am not talking about lazing on a beach with a self-help book and an umbrella
drink. Read More
January 4, 2011
My wife and I have been spending the past few
weeks watching DVDs of Christmas-themed movies. But having been hanging around
an industry that focuses on refrigeration and logic for so long, I keep looking
at certain aspects of the movies for how cold is factored in and how logic is
factored out.Read More
December 23, 2010
I’ve been thinking a lot about engineers lately and concluded they must be alien beings. For reasons I do not understand, God sent these advanced life forms to earth to keep people like me from mass chaos. There must be an engineering angel whose job is to keep us from self-destruction.
December 23, 2010
For Thanksgiving last month, I decided to forego
the usual turkey, stuffing, and pumpkin pie for sushi and other Japanese
delicacies. Instead of sitting at home with the family, I spent the holiday visiting
friends who are living in Nagoya
for a year. Read More
December 16, 2010
Have you been on YouTube yet? Why not? For quite
a few reasons it is one of my favorite sites. One, I find that I am no longer
required to read instruction manuals; someone has already made an instructional
video for me.Read More
December 1, 2010
I’ve been feeling pretty good about 2011. There are several signs the economy is rebounding. Many construction-related firms throughout the supply chain have indicated they are gradually climbing out of their respective holes.
November 30, 2010
Flipping channels late one night, I found the
solution to all my heating problems; at least that is what Richard Karn, a.k.a.
Al Borland, and Bob Vila wanted me to think. Together the two took me on a 20
minute adventure as to why I should invest in an EdenPure Heater. Read More
November 24, 2010
As I was working on an end of year 2010 story
about possible HFC refrigerant mandates, I remembered that many years ago when
I was working on the old, now defunct RSC Magazine I was doing a story on the
phase out of CFCs under the Montreal Protocol mandates.Read More
November 18, 2010
If you’ve been living under a rock to avoid the hopeful
candidates who were flooding your mailbox and answering machine with political
ads, it’s now safe to come out.
Take a deep breath and let it out - the midterm
elections are over. Read More
November 10, 2010
The votes are in and it’s decided; a majority of
the nation is not too happy with the changes made by the White House thus far
and they are hoping the large number of Republicans recently voted in will make
them happier. Read More