Thursday, September 18, 2014

Paul's Pelmeni - Madison, WI

Paul is a nice guy and his demeanor is one of the most pleasant and welcoming I've encountered despite my lowly order. Equally good is the food.

Friday, September 12, 2014

Gray Fox


A backyard visitor.

And Jesus said unto him, Foxes have holes, and birds of the air have nests; but the Son of man hath not where to lay his head. Luke 9:58

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Golden's Deli - St Paul, MN


Golden Deli is housed inside an old building reminiscent of something out the 30's and 40's. The name Golden Deli feels incongruous with the setting.

Friday, September 5, 2014

California Pizza Kitchen and Carl's Jr. - John Wayne Airport SNA


I stopped in to California Pizza Kitchen but was stopped from ordering by their prices, high even by airport restaurants prices. So I got a bottle of water which was $3.99, also high for by airport standards.

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Punjab Palace - Riverside, CA

Judging by the outside, I thought this place would be small and very casual.  Inside it's dark but  it has  a mid to upscale setting.

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Insider Tips to Install A Fleck 5600SXT Water Softener



For someone who's previous most challenging activity was changing a roll of toilet paper, this project was unnerving but ultimately a source of hopefully only pride of workmanship and not bragging conceited pride. Well maybe just a bit...because I felt really great and it gave me confidence to fix other things around the house. Confident but not overconfident.

Pictured above is the starting point.  Minimal 1 inch CPVC supply line to the water heater.