Feb 272024
 

Well, it took a while, and there were some speed bumps along the way, but our new Generac whole house backup generator system is now installed and ready to go to work when we have a power outage. I was up before seven o’clock yesterday morning because Thompson Gas was coming to set the propane […]

Well, That Sucked

 Posted by at 12:59 am  Nick's Blog
Dec 112023
 

I apologize for not posting a blog yesterday. Strong storms were predicted for our area on Saturday, and we were under a tornado watch through the evening until midnight. At first it seemed like the storm system was going to go around us but about 10:30 it hit fast and hard. We had lots of […]

Jul 192023
 

I apologize for not having a blog yesterday but it was beyond our control. We were watching television about 9:30 on Tuesday evening when the power went out. A short but strong storm came through the area with a lot of wind and lightning. It was an offshoot of a bigger storm system that was […]

Making It Harder

 Posted by at 12:22 am  Nick's Blog
Sep 112019
 

In a blog post a couple of days ago titled Building Stuff, I showed the cable and lock I had put together to secure our Honda generators when we have to use them outside during a power outage. At the time, I had the loops on each end of the cable secured with clamps and […]

Stuck In A La-Z-Boy

 Posted by at 12:05 am  Nick's Blog
Aug 052019
 

No, I wasn’t being a couch potato all day, or a recliner potato, either. But I did spend some time stuck in my La-Z-Boy recliner yesterday evening. We actually started the day with a quick run up to the gun show at the Volusia County Fairgrounds. I didn’t see anything I couldn’t live without, but […]