Last Activity:05-14-2009 4:41 AM
Posted in thread: Land vs. house on 05-03-2009 at 06:06 AM
Small houses cost so much less to operate and are so much easier to keep clean.
Posted in thread: H1N1 or Swine Flu on 05-03-2009 at 06:03 AM
No - haven't heard of any cases here in eastern Montana - knock on wood!
Posted in thread: BackYard needs Help ASAP!! Pics included on 04-26-2009 at 05:48 AM
We live on a large piece of land way out away from the world. Whenever we have drainage
problems in new fields, etc. we create a suitably sized sump. The sump catches the water and
the additional surf...
Posted in thread: Taxes on 04-16-2009 at 06:03 AM
Actually, my first thougth was "if crime doens't pay then why are they trying to tax it?"Thanks
for the chuckle!
Posted in thread: Flooding Back Yard on 04-16-2009 at 06:00 AM
In reguards to the sump. I have the same problem with a flooding back yard. I will dig the hole
alot deeper than 4", but wont the hole just fill up with water than i'll be stuck with the same
Posted in thread: Flooding Back Yard on 04-07-2009 at 11:01 PM
Since it's illegal to divert the natural flow of water such that it causes problems to others,
you might consider making a sump or two. Here's how we do it:Bore a hole(s) in the lowest
spots. We use a...
Posted in thread: Buying a Router on 04-04-2009 at 06:39 AM
We have a nice PC router. It's been on the job now for about 20 years, and has performed
flawlessly. We did have to replace the cord when it got dry and started to crack, but that's
it. I give PC high...
Posted in thread: Displaying file extensions in Windows XP on 04-04-2009 at 06:33 AM
You can change file extensions in Explorer, however, that will not change the actual program
data stored in the file. In other words, you cannot convert an AVI file to a MOV file simply by
Posted in thread: Wind Energy on 04-04-2009 at 06:28 AM
Yes, if more people bought solar and wind alternatives, they'd be cheaper - no doubt.
Unfortunately, I am confident that Obama does not plan to make realistic tax breaks available.
If the administrati...
Posted in thread: Wind Energy on 03-30-2009 at 05:56 AM
I believe the problems with using these sources are identical: not enough people are using
them, so the costs are prohibitive. Also, the technology is lagging. Our system runs on a
24-volt battery ban...