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Corbin Dodge
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The fascinating history of my home
So.... in 1921, the second owner of my home accidentally shot himself to death, in the living room, while cleaning his pistol. His wife and children were playing in the front yard when they heard the shot fired, turned, and saw him fall across the bed. His ...

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Big Daddy
About a year ago it occurred to me that I needed a truck. NEED This is not a "want"--it is a necessity. It's simply too difficult to haul sheets of drywall in a sports coupe, let alone impossible to haul a yard of soil, bricks, plywood or whatever is need...

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Slytherin' along
A neighbor in Broadmoor posted this photo to the Nextdoor app (kinda like Facebook, but for neighborhoods) I couldn't resist making a meme out of it: and yes, that's a live snake. From the looks of it, either a ball python or a rat snake. And what could mak...

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How to read a caliper
Makes total sense. NOT.

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A glance back in time: Vintage Postcards from the Houston Packing Company
These postcards were made for the Houston Packing Company, a local meatpacking company which included a canning factory. They were printed in Germany by the publisher Raphael Tuck & Sons. "Friend of my soul! This goblet sip...." (1905) Special Collections, ...

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New Toy!
Got my slick new SawStop 36" Professional Cabinet Saw assembled! The safety feature on this saw is absolutely incredible. I figured it was worth the investment, since, what's the cost of a finger? Certainly more than the saw!

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Landscaping
My blogs been fairly quiet recently because I've been doing a major amount of landscaping in the backyard. Here's a summary of all that's been done: Buried low voltage landscape lighting lines Pulled up uneven brick pathway tree roaches were living in Got r...

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Kitchen dreaming
I photoshopped a mock-up of how I'd ultimately like the kitchen to look. It's based on the fabulous work of Bungalow Revival here in Houston, which does a tremendous job of remodeling kitchens in historic homes. I plan to close up the doorway into the hallw...

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My house problems. No match for Galveston's...
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