Miscellaneous

How to Replace a KitchenAid Blender Coupler

September 11, 2011
Broken Blender Coupler

A couple of months ago I noticed that someone in my family (certainly not me!) had broken one of the tines off of the coupler on our KitchenAid blender. It seemed like no big deal since the blender still worked and to be honest we don’t use it all that much. Yesterday I was making […]

R.I.P. Pontiac

April 25, 2009

I’m feeling a little nostalgic this morning after reading about the demise of Pontiac. I haven’t been a life-long Pontiac owner or anything but one of my first cars was a used Pontiac GTO – a 1966 Goat similar to the picture shown here. Well, I guess I should qualify that. My GTO was similar […]

iPodMeister Review

March 29, 2009

If you have read my posts on How To Sell Used Books on Amazon you know that I went from a book hoarder who couldn’t even loan a book out, much less sell one, to someone who has worked hard to rid the house of the clutter caused by thousands of books boxed away or […]

My Book Selling Process

January 31, 2009

I have mentioned before how I got started selling books on Amazon. It sure was hard selling those first books as I always tended to be a hoarder when it came to books and I had a hard time even loaning them let alone selling them. But I got over that and now every year […]

Taking A Look Back at Selling Books

February 17, 2008

As I have been going back into the archives I have noticed some interesting combinations of posts. For example, my feeling towards selling books over the years really changed. Here is a chronological look at the posts I made where I referenced selling books on Amazon.com: Jonesing for a Good Book – Posted on September […]

Ted Leonsis’ 101 List

November 15, 2006

Read an interesting article on Monday about Ted Leonsis, Vice Chairman of AOL and owner of the Washington Capitals. It described how he has used his blog “Ted’s Take”:http://ted.aol.com/index.php to improve the search results for his name, allowing him to better control what people found when they Googled him. Ted “responded”:http://ted.aol.com/index.php?id=501 yesterday, making clear that […]

Garage Sales

August 8, 2006

Alex Scoble got me thinking about garage sales. Our inventory has been depleted over the last few years but it seems like we still manage to scrape enough stuff together for a garage sale each year, sometimes even twice. If I can get the garage cleaned out this summer we’ll probably have another one this […]