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Informative narratives on many subjects, from home maintenance tips to issues of common concern to home inspectors and real estate agents.
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Gee, Dale...I have mixed emotions about this group going public.  Although I can see it is probably for the best, I kind of miss the good ol' days, when the group was young and secluded and we could say things about folks with relative impunity.  At any rate, I'm glad to see that Bob Eliott made ...
Posted almost 6 years ago
8 Comments
Thanks for the invite, Kevin.  I see several of my buds have signed up already, which made me realize that I've been deActively Rainless for far too long.  Scrambling for survival takes up way too much time, and is an activity that is highly overrated.  I've hardly taken the time to get in any ar...
Posted about 6 years ago
1 Comments
To all the disheartened, disillusioned, dispelled and dismissed Alabama fans (and their $4 million dollar man), I offer the following poem:Roll, Tide, roll.Roll, Tide, roll.Around the hole, and down the bowl,Roll, Tide, roll.A big Mississippi State Athletic Supporter.
Posted over 6 years ago
1 Comments
The Porch made Grandaddy (Papa) Breazeale's place complete, I think.A place from which to enjoy the power and beauty and freshness of a summer rainstorm,without getting wet,A place that served as a cool retreat for Papa's old fox hounds."John Jackson Sampson Breazeale, them dogs gon' waller all t...
Posted over 6 years ago
Do you remember, as a child, looking up into the sky and asking yourself the question, "Where does space end?"  Nobody other than a physicist can come even close to answering that question, and even they have difficulty explaining what, if anything, lies beyond the theoretical end of space.  For ...
Posted over 6 years ago
11 Comments
As an old Mississippi State Bulldogs Athletic Supporter, I have made many a trip to Starkville, Ms in my lifetime, and over the years I have noticed some distinct game personality traits unique to the fans of individual SEC schools.  Now, this is likely to raise a stink with some folks, so let me...
Posted over 6 years ago
12 Comments
For those of us (and these days, that means just about all of us) looking for filler work in these hard times, you may want to consider contacting Enterprise Consulting Solutions.  They specialize in medical site reviews.  Pay is about what you would make from a draw inspection, and they pay the ...
Posted over 6 years ago
I thought some might be interested in some pics of a log cabin I inspected recently.  For reasons that will become obvious, the client declined the full inspection after one trip around the exterior.  Rotate pics 1, 3, & 5 to the right in yer head.  The title of this blog was the title of the lis...
Posted over 6 years ago
11 Comments
Ok, the word and exclamation points were intended to get your attention.  Now that I have it, I have a question for A/C gurus.  If a unit is overcharged, I know that it results in an up-and-down swing in head pressure.  The question is, does this not also cause a corresponding swing in amperage d...
Posted over 6 years ago
19 Comments
Well, I have strained my brain thinking of something that all realtors and home inspectors have in common, and I think I've come up with it:  Fear of lawsuits.  Once I honed in on that, what followed was a cognitive leap past ethics, and I came up with this:The Lawyer's Prayer The law is my meal ...
Posted almost 7 years ago
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Informative narratives on many subjects, from home maintenance tips to issues of common concern to home inspectors and real estate agents.