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With the crankshaft installed and the main bearings snugged down, I tried to turn the crankshaft by hand.  It should have felt tight and smooth and firm, but it was, like the curate’s egg, only good in parts.   378 more words

Steam Engine

Peeps® Porridge Hot

If you have nine days to spare waiting around for pea soup to sit in a pot, then go for it. If however you’re up for a more timely repast, Peeps® Porridge Hot is for you. 403 more words

More Peep Fun!

NICK OFFERMAN Comes to BookPeople!

A cherry to top your Friday: Nick Offerman, know not only for his hilarious portrayal of Ron Swanson on NBC’s Parks and Recreation but also his best-selling books, … 197 more words

Everyday NhanSense - Day 102

Everyday NhanSense: Each day, I will blog about something that comes to mind. My goal is to practice writing about my hobbies, my interests, my opinions and so forth. 105 more words


What I learned while reading 'Gone with the Wind'

What I learned while reading Gone with the Wind

I have a confession to make.

I recently finished Margaret Mitchell’s classic American novel, Gone with the Wind… 2,004 more words


be faithful with little (shepherd your row)

First let me start with this: my church rocks.

The Young Adults ministry put on a conference this past weekend which was incredible and basically broke me into a million pieces (in a good way). 408 more words

The Last Piece Of The Puzzle

Finally, the jigsaw puzzle from hell is done! Persistence, patience, stick-to-it-iveness and other words only your grandparents used paid off. Oh, yeah — and gumption, too.