General, Write-a-palooza 2017

Hard not to flush

Got home from work the other day to find my wife in the basement telling me we had a leak. Turns out one of our old copper pipes had sprung a leak and there was water spraying onto the floor. Thankfully it was a small leak, but it was enough to cause problems. I looked […]

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Create-a-thon 2015, General

The cost of soft water

When I moved into my house a long time ago there was an old Sears water softener in the laundry room that seemed to perform its job adequately. Sometime a few years ago it stopped working so I just turned it off and forgot about it. In the intervening years I’ve noticed a marked buildup […]

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