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Verizon 4G Disappearing in Tucson

A few months back (May 22) I got the new Droid Razr Maxx from Verizon. The 4G "was" great. At home, Starbucks at Rudasill, Dove Mountain, most places I went I had good 4G 4 bars service. Then, in late June, early July I started noticing the 4G was … [Read more...]

Kim totes a huge rifle gun as she goes skeet shooting during family vacation

A rifle gun for skeet shooting, RIGHT! Skeet, those are birds in the  bushes that you hunt with a brown paper bag, Right? … [Read more...]

I have an iPad

My, my, my daughter says "So you have gone over to the dark side." Well, I guess I have, maybe, a little. Let's say for now I'm in the shadow of the Apple, but I've only sniffed at it, not taken a bite. So how did this happen. It was a progression that took … [Read more...]

Mapping Google Maps

Well I wasn't really mapping Google Maps.  What I was doing was waiting on a street in Laguna Beach last summer while the girls were shopping.  While waiting I noticed the Google Street view car coming down the street so I took out my phone and got ready to … [Read more...]

Lightbox a PDF Document

I don't usually cover this type of topic here on Tired.  Today I'm making and exception.   Recently I've had several clients with the need to lightbox documents on their website. The best document type for doing this is PDF, since most people have a browser … [Read more...]

Tucson Winter Garden Drip System

I like automatic. There's enough hand watering to do with all the plants on the back patio. I don't need to be running a hose over the lawn everyday to water the garden. Therefore, I'm extending the existing drip system to form a circle around the outer edge … [Read more...]

Why My Chair ?

The dang cats have the whole house to roam around in, well almost, we don't let them in the bedrooms. But the rest of the place is there's to enjoy.  They have their beds, they trade off sleeping in them.  I don't know if there's a schedule or just king of the … [Read more...]

Thatch The Lawn with a Shop Vac

I'll admit it right up front.  As a tired guy, I'm always looking for an easier way to get the job done.  Confronted with having to thatch the back yard before over seeding the Bermuda with Rye I set about to find a quicker way to thatch instead of with a … [Read more...]

Dad Passed a Couple Kidney Stones

Kidney stones are the hardest stones of all. Just saying the words kidney stones can make one cringe and cross their legs like crossing your fingers or knocking on wood. Once you have had one, passed one, and recovered you know you never, ever, want … [Read more...]

The Mystifying Physics of a Closed System

This is what I was pondering for about an hour in the middle of the night. What prompted this 3 am. conundrum? Why is it that when my wife gets hot in the middle of the night, I wake up with no covers? … [Read more...]

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