When is summer again?

I feel like it’s been thirty degrees and cloudy forever. I hardly remember what sun and warmth actually feel like! It’s getting into spring now, and I’m just ready for the cold and wet and sleet to get the heck out of here! I’m going crazy! There’s a sense that spring is here. That warm… Read more When is summer again?

The morning weather

I am struggling to keep up with rising energy costs on my paycheck.  It seems like every month the bill is higher. Not to mention that I also must pay student loans, an automobile payment and insurance, health insurance, plus my small mortgage payment. It all adds up!  I needed to change my spending habits… Read more The morning weather

Over my head with AC

My husband is an electronics engineer, and he is highly intelligent.  I’m not a stupid person, but he makes me feel that way sometimes. He thinks that just because things come easy for him, he believes that it should be easy for everyone.  He doesn’t get it that his brain works differently than ninety percent… Read more Over my head with AC

Air purifier improves air quality and promotes superior HVAC efficiency –

Because my husband, Allen suffers from issues with both asthma and severe allergies, I recently invested in an air purifier.  The air purifier runs silently and works in conjunction with the furnace and air conditioner. It cleans the air that passes through the air handler, actively removing pollutants from the indoor environment.  It helps to… Read more Air purifier improves air quality and promotes superior HVAC efficiency –

Wanting to move to a location that never requires a heating system –

I live along the northern border of the country, and the winter weather lasts for the majority of the year.  We deal with temperatures down to twenty degrees below zero, vicious wind chill and a tremendous amount of snowfall.  It is necessary to operate the furnace for more than six months straight. Because of the… Read more Wanting to move to a location that never requires a heating system –

The plan broke down

When my child called in a panic the other day, I thought “what happened this time?”. I can tell you that these types of calls are a normal occurance ever since she moved out.  Even though we had prepared her for an independent life, she always seemed to find things to panic about. She gets… Read more The plan broke down

AC ruined my day off

I get one day a week that I claim for my own.  I work swing shifts several days a week, and it gives me the hours that I need to survive.  Because of this, I only get one day off a week, and I try to use it when I need it. Last week, I… Read more AC ruined my day off