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I used to dread changing the cartridge on my whole house water filter but as they say "Practice Makes Perfect" and I've learned a couple of tricks along the way to make the process faster and eaiser. Hope these tricks help you.
CAUSE TO ROCK, Fund raiser for DVCC This is a fund raiser for helping our Domestic Violence Crises Center here in Minot ND. Our community has had a hard time keeping up with all the victims in wake of the flood that caused so much family stress and the oil boom which has brought many people here...
There is "WAZE" to Out Smart Traffic Traffic monitoring app Here is a handy little smart phone app I had not heard of till today. I heard od it because it has created an uproar in the police community in wake of the police shootings. I think it's a great app and am torn about the one small fea...
Driving In Minot North Dakota Driving in Minot ND has always been and adventure due to our climate, our topography, and due to our drivers. I don't think anyone ever "masters" driving on snow and ice because even us locals get an education every 1st snow of the season. Add into the mix that Mino...
THREE SIDE BY SIDE LOTS READY TO BUILD ON Great deal!!! Three city lots being sold in one package below city assessor value. Sewer and water stubbed to each lot. Nice family neighborhood. Lots are in renaissance zone. Located near Minot State University. Easy access to the city's main arteri...
WHEN IS IT "TO BIG"? Gee Wiz, when is Big to Big? I remember when computers had a 10 gigabyte hard drive and it was rare to fill them (the good old days of DOS). My first computer had a 20 gig hard drive and I was the envy of the neighborhood. Well, for the first time in my computing history I'v...
A Question To My Christian Men Friends I was asked to review The Measure Of A Man by Gene A. Getz as a possible men's group study and discussion. I was asking/suggesting my pastor what I could do to advance male fellowship at our church. Personally I was envisioning a weekly social event of just...
"And I Quote" Inspired by my friend Will Hamm I dusted off my copy of Evan Esar's 20,000 QUIPS & QUOTES and came up with these. 1st a disclaimer, don't buy this book, few of the quotes are given their original authors. Once during Prohibition, I was forced to live for days on nothing but food a...
Thankful Thursday, Thanks Mom! My mom was not perfect but she was a great mom. I was born in 1954 however my oldest brother was born in 1946. Mom was 16, a Jewish Princes, single and pregnant by a young Coast Guard sailor from ND during WW2. Grandpa bought her a one way ticket to ND and said "do...
A Real Estate Broker With A Notary License One of the biggest lead generators for me has been my Notary Public license. I originally applied for a Notary Public license so that I could close mobile home sales in my office and eliminate the need to take said sales to the title company. That was 7...