I bought these two barrels for rain water collection about a year ago. Last week I finally got the faucets installed and the barrels placed. After more than a week in position to collect rain water it hasn’t rained. Learn more about rain water collection and use. We don’t have gutters so I am not […]
You know it is Christmas in Wisconsin when a box of cheese arrives. If you’re going to send something other than cheese, coffee and brined pecans is a great alternative. I also received this promotional box from Zanfel. I wandered into their virtual exhibit booth at an FDIC online conference and they sent me this […]
Last week I asked Everyday EMS Tips subscribers for their suggestions for items most requested at special events. In addition to band-aids and ice packs EMS professionals reported these items: Water for rehydration Aspirin and NSAIDS Ace wraps Read more about special events.
Within 2 minutes of waking up I drink at least 8 ounces of tap water to immediately fill my tank for the day ahead. Local beer is always better. If you life in Milwaukee, St. Louis, or Golden, Colorado it might take a little effort to identify a true local beer. Walking a dog is […]
It is Hot! I am staying cool by: 1. Moving less and moving slower. 2. Shifting my exercise schedule to the early morning. 3. Staying in the shade as much as possible. 4. Drinking plenty of water and minimizing soda, alcohol, and caffiene. 5. Wearing light colored clothing and loose layers. 6. Protecting my skin […]
I can usually feel them coming when the dull pain starts just behind and above my left eye starts starts and tightens. Then I start to see a multi-colored circular pattern that blocks a small portion of my vision. Sometimes the circular shape is a sharply defined line. The pain continues to draw in towards […]