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Feb
13

Dirty Grapefruit Margarita for Valentines Day

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Just made my first grapefruit margaritas for my husband and I to celebrate Valentine's Day!

In fact, they were so smooth, sweet and easy that I made us two rounds.

Here's the link:
Grapefruit Margarita Cocktail with Grapefruit Syrup ~ Macheesmo

JW
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Dec
05

Carbon Emmissions & Trees

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Saw this article on Jalopnik ... liked the realistic statistics review..

Trees Aren't Gonna Fix This

JW
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Nov
28

Feeling Blue

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a rainy day and I'm sitting here watching thin man with Myrna Loy.

Husband is struggling and I can't fix it. Wish my mom was alive to have one last cup of tea with.

So I broke into my stash of new dollar bills
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Something about dollar bill folding that eases my mind.
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Nov
14

Green Cordoba in Canada

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1976 Chrysler Cordoba 400 engine Mopar | Classic Cars | City of Toronto | Kijiji

No picture.

Anybody in or near Toronto want to go check this out for me?
I can't get an answer back from the guy.

I'm beginning to think I have a subliminal 'ignore me' message being sent to sellers via my email.

lol

JW
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Nov
14

Christmas Exchange 2019 — Anyone Interested?

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Is anyone interested in participating in a Gift Exchange this year?

JW
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Oct
02

Fuel Pump Lesson Learned

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I will admit I am a novice on car repair.
I learned a very valuable lesson regarding installing or generally mucking around with the mechanical fuel pump in my 87 Fifth Avenue.

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Put a wrench on the connector shown by the red arrow if you plan on mucking with the fuel lines.

I did not.

My non-start, fuel issue is entirely my own fault.
Because I did not use a wrench on the connector and removed/reattached lines to ensure I didn't have things cross threaded or...

Fuel Pump Lesson Learned
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Sep
17

Trailer Trouble

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What is it with me and trailers?

Today I decide to use the Silverado and my new tow rope to pull the chrysler out of its parking spot so I can get it to the trailer and take it to the mechanic.

I'm frustrated with my ignorance and inability to solve the fuel problem so I asked Michael if he would look at it and tell me what I'm doing wrong.

I so wish I lived close to someone who likes mucking with cars after work or on the weekends. Ah well.

So I get the ramps, the trailer hooked up to...

Trailer Trouble
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