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I wrote an article about field reversing the Adams Rite 4510 deadlatch.  http://www.door-hardware-genius.com/?p=640
Although Adams Rite tech support might not want to talk about it*, depending on who you talk to there, the 4510 series latch lock, like its predecessor the 4710, is, in fact, field reversible. Following are the steps to do so. First, try to choose a clean work surface in an enclosed space, ...
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My new music video.  :)
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How does it feel to be in the "Junk" folder? 

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Not so bad here All these Russian women Eager to be met … Tatyana, Maya, Larisa, Anzheilka … All with the same subject line: “Hi.”   Smugglers of Dubious hyperlinks They chatter In Russian of course Happy conversation In a language you don’t know Can be a bit of a lonely sound But better     Maybe Than silence - One can smile At melody and rhythm Without making eye contact Quacks in another corner Offer “enlargement” or “...
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Flowing from a source Felt but not seen Appearing in moments Like a wild animal Phrase of sunshine Its course bends Round the heart A caress of other Where no other can be Stirring meaning   Falls out A flurry A few crystals Dancing in air   Separateness Mysteriously Drawing power Silently explodes Transforming Everything -- Tom Rubenoff
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How very beautiful this road is. Peaceful. Serene.
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The movie unfolds A series of stop-action still-lifes Twenty-four frames might make A gesture or a word Forty-eight or seventy-two frames Might convey Stillness A camera takes a picture To make a frame Life unfolds In a series of moments An in-breath is a moment An out-breath is a moment Birth and death Both moments We don’t know who or what Makes moments We only know The most important one is This one.    ...
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Thank you, Nina!
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A music video by me.  :)
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Thanks, Howard!  I hope to produce a new video sometime in August.  Stay tuned :) 
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How to Be a Door Hardware Technician in less than 1200 words...

http://tomrubenoff.hubpages.com/hub/How-to-Be-a-Door-Hardware-Technician
Servicing door hardware can require expertise ranging from low voltage electrician to finish carpenter.
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Winter, Mom Nature pulls out her Big trowel Slathers the Earth with snow Like frosting on a big fat cake Smoothing over all One might otherwise notice Before you tripped over it Snowshoeing is a cake walk Like walking on a giant cake Beneath the frosting A cracked and cratered disaster Each step an adventure Your snowshoe might sink   A few inches or a couple of feet Life is like a cake, too With M&M’s, chocolate chips And ...
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Too Klez For Comfort will play at the Temple Ohabei Shalom Klezmer Havdalah event ... http://www.ohabei.org/event-items/klezmer-havdalah/
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Mitchell Krockmalnik Grabois has had over six hundred of his poems and fictions appear in literary magazines in the U.S. and abroad, including Eye On LIfe. He has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize for work published in 2012, 2013, and 2014. His novel, "Two-Headed Dog," based on his work as a clinical psychologist in a state hospital, is available for Kindle and Nook, or as a print edition.   He lives in Denver. Read Mitchell's po...
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Poet, Musician, Door Hardware Genius
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Poetry, Writing, Editing, Drawing, Trombone, Musical Composition
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Husband, father, poet, musician, door hardware genius.
Introduction
In my poetry I report the depth and breadth of what I sense and feel in the physical existence.

As a musician I play to make the ensemble sound good, and write to amuse and provoke thought and feeling. 

As a door hardware genius I embrace innovation and revere established standards, helping others by learning and by teaching. 
Bragging rights
Article "Multi-Function Doors" published in Doors and Hardware magazine, September, 2013 issue.
Education
  • Northeastern University
    Technical Communications, 1999 - 2002
  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
    Music Education, 1974 - 1977