Not really, but I have successfully rebuilt a Delco alternator, reinstalled it, and wired an indicator light. Success after the rain ended. https://youtu.be/iybSMlgaXiM Wayback Machine May 31, 2020 - I’ve Been Socially Distancing on the Railroad May 31, 2013 - Sabre 620 May 31, 2010 - Holiday Weekend and Balance in the Universe You may… Continue reading I HAVE DISCOVERED ELECTRICITY!!!
It’s cold and wet today. I have 3 outside projects I would like to finish, but they can wait. The alternator project progresses though. My poor workbench was a neglected disaster. Cleaning and organizing were the first order of the day. While digging around I found this: Sebastian & Saffron My dearly departed Little Old… Continue reading Alternator II
"Is this an emergency vehicle?" he spat at me before I could say hello. I slowly turned my head to look up at the rear of Medic 9 towering over us. Red and yellow chevron stripes, seven multicolored flashing LED lights, snakes and staffs on blue Stars of Life. I turned back to him and… Continue reading Ice Cream Truck
I have no Wayback Machine to share today. In 13 years this blog has never published a post on May 28th. Gray eves; wetter days Best laid plans of mice and men Are no match for rain A programming note: if you are receiving the blog via email, you are missing the featured images on… Continue reading The Day That Wasn’t
It hit 93 degrees here yesterday. This was a bit early but not totally unprecedented. There was a bit of thunder overnight, and it all brings me to today's Wayback Machine: May 27, 2010 - Grumpy Sky It's one of my favorites from my Big Yellow Ambulance Company days. This thing showed up at our… Continue reading K9
I came home from a late fire call the other night to find this: This is Tilly, aka Tillybean or just Beanie. She's a tri-pawed rescue cat who came to us at the beginning of the pandemic. We had to travel to CT to pick her up, and the transport people were worried they might… Continue reading Healing
" I finish many fewer projects than I start." This disclaimer has been on my About page for years, and it has never held more truth. I neglect this blog for much too long, then I feel the need to do a big update post. Things are given short shrift, or they are fogotten completely. A… Continue reading write something every day