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Issue 1186 Did you just subscribe to this newsletter in the past week? That's cause for celebration. Let's each get a two-scoop sundae made with mocha-chip ice cream. If you want to go whole hog, we can eat a 5-way and cheese coney before we pass out eating the sundae. If you, though, have been Read More »

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Inflation in New Hampshire Summer of 2022 Tim Carter lives on the west shore of Lake Winnisquam in central New Hampshire. A typical Saturday in the summer would have many many boats skittering about after lunch on a warm sunny day. Look at how many you see.

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Starbucks Coffee Sizes Scam or Not? A friend of mine sent me the following video. At first blush, it's extremely convincing. You have to be REALLY careful about opinions you might form after watching just one video. Watch it and see what you think. Then watch the others below. Here's another video like the first Read More »

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Homemade Weed Killer - Goya Picante Hot Sauce I love testing things. I also hate chemical weed killers that have names it's nearly impossible to pronounce. My front sidewalk is immediately adjacent to my water well. I would never use regular weed killers on my lawn or the sidewalk for fear of poisoning my family Read More »

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How to Build a Wood Fence - Tips for a Fancy Fence You’ve heard the wise saying, “Good fences make good neighbors”, I’m sure. It’s been around in one form or the other for hundreds of years and Robert Frost immortalized it in one of his missives just over 100 years ago. The advice is Read More »

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Issue 1185 You might be my newest subscriber. Thanks for your trust. During the summer, my newsletter is similar to lite beer. It's thin on content calories because you might be outdoors enjoying the warm and balmy weather as I do in central NH. You, though, might have been on my subscriber list long enough Read More »

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Electrical Conduit - Should You Install It in Your Home? Before I jump into this topic about electric conduit, I feel you need to know a little history about how my media and influencer profession works. Ask the Builder started out as a syndicated newspaper column in October of 1993. In fact, as of June Read More »

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Home Depot Dryer Installation On May 25, 2022, Home Depot delivered an LG dryer and washer to my son's house in Nashua, NH. My son had told them not to do the actual hookups because it cost $500 and he knew I could do it for nothing. The installers must have not read the paperwork Read More »

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Issue #1184 I'd like you to look at the following photos. They're beautiful. Memorial Day and My Dad This weekend here in the USA, we celebrate Memorial Day. It's the day set aside to honor all who gave their lives while in active military service to protect the US Constitution. The US Constitution has been Read More »

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