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June 19, 2022 AsktheBuilder Newsletter
6/20/2022 6:38 AM
Issue 1187 Did you just subscribe in the past week? If so, many thanks. This issue is somewhat unusual. Also, in the summer, I take my foot off the content throttle as I spend lots of time outdoors here in central New Hampshire. But you, did you subscribe back about twenty years ago? What would Read More
Bidet Converter Kit
6/20/2022 6:07 AM
Bidet Converter Kit - They are Life-Changing - Get One Did you know some people in the world think using toilet paper is disgusting? This is why they use a bidet or a bidet attachment to their existing toilet. Why do you think Proctor & Gamble pays huge money to creative advertising people to use Read More
June 12, 2022 AsktheBuilder Newsletter
6/13/2022 12:19 PM
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
Inflation in New Hampshire 2022
6/11/2022 12:19 PM
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. The post Read More
Fenneman Room Geology Department University of Cincinnati
6/9/2022 3:15 PM
The Fenneman Room at the University of Cincinnati Department of Geology By: Tim Carter, BS-1974 and Phil Clymer, MS-1979 The Department of Geology at the University of Cincinnati (UC) used to have a magic room called the Fenneman Room. It was a room honoring the memory of Nevin Fenneman, a famous American geologist who taught Read More
Starbucks Coffee Sizes Scam
6/8/2022 8:47 AM
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
Homemade Weed Killer
6/6/2022 11:26 AM
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
How to Build a Wood Fence
6/6/2022 7:19 AM
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
June 5, 2022 AsktheBuilder Newsletter
6/6/2022 7:06 AM
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
Electrical Conduit
6/5/2022 2:58 PM
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