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On Friday, September 30, 2016, I had the honor to address about twenty-five or thirty people in room 201 of Braunstein Hall on the University of Cincinnati (UC) campus. There was a mix of UC faculty, graduate students, undergrad students and subscribers to my newsletter. Two of the professors who were at UC when I […]

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Suing a Contractor for Poor Workmanship - Go to a Casino How many horror stories have you heard about homeowners who end up wanting to sue their contractors? The reasons are as plentiful as grains of sand on a beach. In almost all cases it comes down to defective workmanship. Sometimes it’s non-performance where the […]

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Custom Home Building and Repair Advice - I Can Call You My wife thinks I’m crazy most nights. We sit down after dinner and watch different shows on cable TV. I absolutely love to watch commercials laughing at some and groaning at others. I study them to see how the companies use psychological tricks to […]

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"Hey Dad, you'd look really great without a mustache." My youngest daughter had popped her head into the dining room just to drop that quick comment. It was the winter of 2008-09 and I was back in Cincinnati for one of my visits from New Hampshire. Just months before, I had moved to New Hampshire […]

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Synchronicity and Kearney, Nebraska - A Roy Story Roy is a subscriber to my FREE Ask the Builder newsletter. On March 7, 2021, I shared in that newsletter a synchronicity story about me and Jason. Roy was kind enough to grant permission to me to share his life-saving synchronicity tale. Here it is: Several years […]

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  Synchronicity and Jason - Planting a Podcast Seed I now do the hunting and gathering of materials at the local Market Basket store in Tilton, NH. I slid sideways into this new responsibility and as crazy as it sounds, I’m enjoying drifting around the ends of the aisles with the buggy filled with food. […]

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When You Play the Game of Thrones The lust for power in some controls all they do. See what you think about Cersei. Just below the video is a link to the Game of Thrones book series. It's sure to captivate you. I urge you to purchase at least book #1. CLICK or TAP HERE […]

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Prevent Burst Water Pipes - It's Really Easy Were you one of the millions of homeowners, renters, or business people who suffered from the recent spate of miserable polar weather in the core of the USA? The storm and low temperatures left millions without power, drinking water, food, etc. Frozen and burst water pipes in […]

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Flat Screen TV Frame Ideas - Trick People! QUESTION: Tim, I’ve got a challenge for you. I live in a 100-year-old Craftsman house with gorgeous wood trim around the windows and doors. It’s wide and there’s a stunning headpiece across the top of all windows and doors. I have a flat-screen TV in my den […]

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