Microwave oven stopped heating. No appliance repair shop on Oahu fixes microwaves. Purchased new microwave. $157.06 with tax at Sears. Pool pump making screeching noise. Analysis: bearings gone bad. Solution: replace pump. Pump replaced. $420.94 from Precision Pools. Extended warranty charges for dishwasher, refrigerator/freezer and oven all due for renewal this month. $775 or thereabouts. …
Microwave oven stopped heating. No appliance repair shop on Oahu fixes microwaves. Pool pump making screeching noise. Analysis: bearings gone bad. Solution: replace pump. Extended warranty charges for dishwasher, refrigerator/freezer and oven all due for renewal this month. Pest/rodent exclusion job scheduled (seal holes, entry points above and below house). Woe! Woe!
This is all very educational but when it goes out while dinner’s on your (electric) stove and stays out for 40 minutes, you don’t care where it comes from as long as it starts coming again!
From Events From filling the feeder till this happened: approximately 10 minutes. If I’d had a camera with a faster shutter speed I might have gotten some detail of one of the ones about to land, but my 35mm film camera is empty and my digital camera is a Canon point-and-shoot.
I went to the optometrist yesterday to whine that my new glasses (that I got in September; there’s been a long delay between appointments with her) don’t work when I’m sitting at my desktop computer. Either I lean way forward to within a foot of the screen to use the bifocal section of the glasses …
When the wind is blowing and the temperature is in the 60s, folding clothes straight from the dryer is much more fun than when it’s 85 degrees and still.
It’s below 70 degrees, but that doesn’t seem to bother Abby. From Events
Our microwave ovens seem to break around the holidays. Ten years ago one died in the midst of Thanksgiving dinner preparation. More recently we had to replace one around July 4th. I don’t know why. Anyway, last night I pressed the push button to open the door of the thing to reheat a cup of …
On what? On the tablecloth which had several cranberry relish stains on it. I soaked the spots in a bowl of cold water Thanksgiving night and it appeared I got it all out then, but running it through the washing machine with the matching napkins was the full test. And they came out. Phew!
Hey, look! A commercial for the roaster I plan to cook turkey in this afternoon! Yep, we still own one from the 1950s. It still works fine, although I think the “On” light doesn’t come on until the desired heat is reached rather than during preheating. I’ll find out a little later if that’s right.