Day 200 of my Great Job Search –

Last Updated on 2 months by Christopher G Mendla

 

I am now into day 200 of my Great Job Search. I’m getting a steady influx of calls from recruiters. I’ve tweaked my job search a little.  I apply a principle  I call PEER to a lot of aspects of my life. It is Plan, Execute, Evaluate, Revise.   There are a lot of variations of that methodology used by many people. 

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Raising the blade for more clearance on a Sears Lawn Tractor.

Last Updated on 8 months by Christopher G Mendla

I have a well worn Sears LT 1000 lawn tractor that I use for grass cutting, hauling firewood, mulching leaves and snow plowing on 2 1/2 acres. Quite often, we get snow before I’m ready to remove the cutting deck. That means that I have to install the plow. The problem is that when the plow is raised, the ground clearance of the plow is about 1/2 inch. That leads to the plow bottoming out on the lawn and leaving huge ugly divots. 

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A quick fix for a broken Ford key fob

Last Updated on 10 months by Christopher G Mendla

 I’ve had Explorers and Mountaineers. One annoying problem is that the key ring part of the key fob breaks. Here is a solution

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Dangerously shocking glue gun

Last Updated on 10 months by Christopher G Mendla

What can go wrong with using a 40 year old glue gun?  The answer is shocking.. Literally. 

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A contractor left a deadly booby trap.

Last Updated on 10 months by Christopher G Mendla

A contractor left behind something that could have proved deadly. 

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Draining the neglected swamp like pool

Last Updated on 10 months by Christopher G Mendla

What does it take to clean out a pool that was shut down and neglected for a couple of years?  

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