Category Archives: Hints and Tips

Everyday useful & practical stuff.

The Rich are Rich Because They’re Not Stupid

Reading time: 2,520 words, 7 pages, 6 to 9 minutes. The rich are rich because they’re smart. The corollary is that the poor are poor because they’re stupid (see ‘Notes’ at end.) I admit that’s harsh. But, that’s life. Get … Continue reading

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Fasting – Benefits and Drawbacks

Reading time: 2,350 words, 6 pages, 5 to 9 minutes. I’ve been fasting Mondays and Tuesdays since 1982. It started quite by accident. I had to fast for two days before a barium enema X-ray. Although I was climbing the … Continue reading

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Career Advice You Won’t Hear From Anyone Else – Part 3

Reading time: 2,974 words, 8 pages, 7 to 12 minutes. Updated November 21, 2017. This article is the last of a three-part series. Categories are in alphabetical order, so it doesn’t matter in what order you read them or the articles … Continue reading

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Career Advice You Won’t Hear From Anyone Else – Part 2

Reading time: 2,942 words, 8 pages, 7 to 11 minutes. Updated Aug. 6, 2017 This is the second of a three-part series. See Part 1  if you haven’t already read it. Categories are in simple alphabetical order, so it doesn’t … Continue reading

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Career Advice You Won’t Hear From Anyone Else – Part 1

Reading time: 2,340 words, 6 pages, 5 to 9 minutes There is much career advice available, especially on the internet. Much of it’s a lot of crap about “maximizing personal growth” and “following your passion” and other gibberish. I’m going … Continue reading

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TSP Running Out; Soon to be Replaced

Reading time: 158 words, 1 page. ½ minute. Using TSP (trisodium phosphate) is a supplement to laundry detergent to make clothes cleaner and brighter as well as . Some time ago, I talked to a rep from one of the … Continue reading

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Viewing Time for Tetrad Lunar Eclipse (Blood Moon) Sept. 27, 2015

Reading time: 1 pages, 445 words, 1 to 2 minutes. Next Sunday’s Total Lunar Eclipse is the fourth and final eclipse in a series of four total lunar eclipses called the lunar tetrad. Each of the eclipses in the tetrad … Continue reading

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