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When you see it. When you see it.

Or you didn’t see it and smacked your head.

Bananas are a convenient snack Bananas are a convenient snack

To eat as soon as you get out of work and hands are dirty.

$60 Craigslist Curio HAWL $60 Craigslist Curio HAWL

As soon as I got it out of the truck, with the help of my wife, started filling it up. One light is burnt out, but I’ll likely put a led strip in.

Trigger warning: Exposed Fasteners Trigger warning: Exposed Fasteners

Is this typical for most aircraft? This is a Learjet C-21A, the other stratotanker I had seen in Topeka seems to have exposed screws as well, but Phillips head. I just find it interesting, I don’t actually mind the exposed fasteners. The only planes I’m up close to are like these, on display stores outside. More…

2012 Dodge Grand Caravan oil filter bypass valve, spontaneous failure  2012 Dodge Grand Caravan oil filter bypass valve, spontaneous failure 

After finishing up some errands, was feeling motivated so I started changing the van oil as it was overdue. Started typicality: drain, plug, refill, remove intake tube from air box to throttle body, remove cap, pitch old filter , and just as I’m replacing the o-ring for the cap I heard a PING and parts fly, the…

$29.67 for this piece of plastic and spring $29.67 for this piece of plastic and spring

More on that later, I’m headed into a 5p-2a night shift.

I suspect the cleaning lady at the hotel cracked open my Oreos UPDATE: You’re Welcome..? I suspect the cleaning lady at the hotel cracked open my Oreos UPDATE: You’re Welcome..?

When I got to the hotel for lunch (pizza rolls, Mac & cheese add water and microwave cups, and an asiago cheese bagel) there was this note. I had left the mouse trap on top of the Oreo container, so she mush have taken one yesterday and one today by the looks of it

It’s much easier to shop while working out of town. Harder to do everything else with this hobby.  It’s much easier to shop while working out of town. Harder to do everything else with this hobby. 

But it adds up. I’ve been stacking models in my living room and I really need a display case so they can be out of the box, but still in a case protected from children and dust. Hard to shop for those while gone too. 

Likewise, don’t park in handicap spots if you aren’t. 

St. Louis surrounding area senior citizens will shoot you. So many wrongs in this story.  …

Hunter Engineering  Hunter Engineering 

Usually the only time I get to go to places like this is when the company is doing a renovation. When I do, I’ll look up what the company makes and this time it was more interesting than usual. Hunter makes automotive tools and the newest is a alignment scanner.

THrift Store DOTS THrift Store DOTS

I’m always a bit excited to see an old classic driven. It was gone when I came out.

I have channeled the thrift master I have channeled the thrift master

“Full of the sound....” has shown some of his good deals, and after seeing this box, I thought, my dad had some CROSS pens, let’s take a look, and for 292 pennies why not.

Mental Health issues are a thing. 

If you are on medication, and can afford to take them. By all means, TAKE THEM.

As estimated, House is in the basement by 8:30.  As estimated, House is in the basement by 8:30. 

My toes are cold in rubber boots. 

The house stands for one more day.  The house stands for one more day. 

Who knew there was different thread pitches for fire hydrants and associated hoses.

Bringing down the house! (Tomorrow)  Bringing down the house! (Tomorrow) 

I ventured into this house only a few feet and noticed the mustang ad, and another couple feet was the December 1981 National Geographic magazine. There was some stuff in it, and below are the vintage ads! Oh, what a feeling!

Missouri DOT travel info & LIVE highway cameras Missouri DOT travel info & LIVE highway cameras

So, I see this on my twitter feed from time to time but never paid attention to it so much as I’m on the East side of the state and don’t really travel west to Kansas except for today where I’m headed to Holton, KS 1/2 hour north of Topeka.

Grilled Cheese gets the diagonal cut Grilled Cheese gets the diagonal cut

I made my own lunch today at home, white bread, buttered, layered one with Muenster cheese the other with pepper jack, with 4 slices of chicken lunch meat, grilled with lid on to warm through.

Bathurst 12 Hour  Bathurst 12 Hour 

If you’re not doing anything, have a look. Unless you’re in Australia, just watch it on TV - if you want to pay for it... 

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