Ten years ago I bought an Onkyo stereo amplifier/receiver to replace the long-deceased Sansui 5500 I bought in 1973. It’s worked fine ever since, powering my turntable and my Pioneer CS-88 speakers, also bought in 1973. Last week, though, something happened. I turned the receiver on to the radio channel and got no sound. I …
Yep. That’s my age today. I don’t feel a day over 56, though. I’ve been on some of the remaining parts of that road in Arizona and in California.
If you need a new one of these things because the old one doesn’t fit your new glasses, but you didn’t buy the old one, what term would you use to search for it? I tried about four different phrases before I came up with an image sufficiently like it that I could get the …
I always worry when I’m the first guy on the block to put my bin out on the street for pickup. “Did I get the day of the week wrong? Is this the blue bin night or the green bin night?” We’ll see.
I guess the Tempur-Pedic Mattress company wasn’t kidding when it advertised limited-time-only 3-year financing deals for its products. My goodness. I just looked at the firm’s website and the mattress prices range from $1,699 to $3,699. It’s a damned good thing mine is in good shape.
The weather here, I mean. After doing two loads of laundry and folding the results I decided I didn’t want to cook over a range or oven, so I got takeout. I’m not saying where; I’ll be laughed at if I do.
I thought for a brief few minutes I’d get to keep this board which mysteriously arrived in the mail yesterday. It came in the mail receipt signature required. There was no return address other than Great Britain and no indication who the sender was. It would fit into an area on the side of the …
Mom had an episode this afternoon which resulted in a visit to the hospital down the hill, where she’s been admitted while they transfuse her. Not the way we intended to spend the evening.
Why do I seem to have so many errands on weekends when I don’t go to a job during the week?
Plus emptying the dishwasher, taking books to the library and picking up more, dropping off checks at the P.O., and cottage cheese & blueberry shopping at Safeway. Tired I am.