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My Craftsman Tool Box

When I was a Junior in high school, my parents gave me a set of Craftsman tools. I still have them; in fact, I still have all of them.  One day my dad put my young son up to asking … Continue reading

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GoFundMe for John Crane Employees in Baton Rouge

I worked for John Crane Inc. for 28 years and retired nearly two years ago.  The “Great Flood of 2016” has affected a number of my previous co-workers but, fortunately, not me.  A fund has been established to help the … Continue reading

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The Great Flood of 2016

http://www.thecreole.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/apfloodzone.pdf First of all, my family and I are OK; in fact, relatively unaffected.  We didn’t even lose power or cable/internet service.  ATT Wireless was out of service for about a day but our land line was working.  We are … Continue reading

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The Great Ramen Noodle Salad Experience

Growing tired of my own cooking, I’ve been searching for new – preferably healthy – dishes.  I recalled a salad that my sister, Kathy, made a few years ago and asked for the recipe.  She said it was easy so … Continue reading

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Clothes Dryer vs Bird Nest

After a few years of good service, our clothes dryer would not completely dry a full load, so I assumed that one of the heating elements had failed and just added a few extra minutes to the cycle. Eventually, a … Continue reading

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The Lemonade Stand

When my granddaughter wanted to go into the lemonade business, she asked me to make a lemonade stand.  I imagined a simple table or box and started to make a sketch but then decided to get a bit more creative … Continue reading

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Shaving

A quick estimate: Most men my age have shaved about 15,000 times!  We should all be experts but I was not.   Over the years, I’ve used a variety of shaving equipment.  My first “razor” was a high tech cordless … Continue reading

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Welcome

Welcome to Gordon’s Miscellaneous Blog.  If Seinfeld can be a television show about nothing then I should be able to have a blog about everything.  I claim no particular expertise on anything but perhaps can document some experiences and lessons … Continue reading

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