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Just The Facts, Ma’am

   This week’s tale begins very simply, with a weekend trip up to our son’s cabin in western New York. It was just supposed to be a quiet trip away for a couple days with Mary Anne to celebrate our 12th wedding aniversary. It began OK, but soon took a turn…into the Twilight Zone.  

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Lock ‘Em Up

    The genesis for this article was actually last weekend, my wife Mary Anne and I were riding our bikes down to the fruit market in Fairport Harbor to get some fresh veggies. The trip down was uneventful, but on the way back my bike (which is actually a trike) threw its drive chain from

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The Erector Fair

    For several years now, I have been meaning to create a window display here at Hill Hardware that combines two of my favorite things, The Great Geauga County Fair, and my Erector sets. I’ve always enjoyed going to the fair, looking at the animals and displays, eating some fair food and generally taking it

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The Eclipse of 2017

    Well, the great eclipse of 2017 is history. Some folks drove hundreds of miles to view it from a great location that was in the “totality” swath, I had to work! Still it is the kind of thing that doesn’t happen too often, so I figured that I’d make the most of it as

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Mechanical Thumbs

    One of the visceral memories of Summer to me is the garden hose. Maybe I loved it so much because normally inside you had to be so careful with water, “Don’t spill it!” is what I always heard from my Mom. But with the garden hose you could spray water everywhere, On the car,

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And You Can Take That To The Bank

    I may be dating myself here a little bit, but this article is about post office boxes. I mean they really aren’t that obsolete, we actually have one for the hardware store mail. Of course the young folks do all this stuff electronically though. We went to an escape room last week as part

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Graduation Time!

    Now that I’ve covered the side-trips from our journey to Maryland, I suppose that I ought to mention the main reason that we went; our niece Faith’s high school graduation. It is hard to believe that Faith is now out of high school. It seems as if it were just yesterday that she was

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Take Me (Us) Out To The Ballgame

    I’ve been so busy getting the garden in that I still haven’t finished the story of our trip to Maryland to see my sister’s family. I did write about our visit to the Baltimore Museum of Industry a couple weeks ago (it was great), but that was only part of the trip. One of

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Here’s A Shovel Man, You Dig?

    I haven’t written in a while, but as I have been saying, this is our busiest time of year. Not only are we busy at the store, then we went on our trip to Maryland, and when we got home, I’ve been trying to get my garden in. Contrary to what you might think,

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Right Up My Alley

    Sorry that I haven’t written anything for a couple of weeks, but I’ve been busy. Actually I’ve been out of town. Last week my wife Mary Anne and I drove down to Maryland to visit my sister’s family and see my niece graduate from high school. I was a pretty good trip, but I

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