Gas Guzzler?

I have a ’87 GMC Sierra pickup truck, a 3/4 ton with a 454 engine, so it’s not surprising that I don’t get very good gas mileage with it. Well, recently I learned how to overhaul an engine by using the truck as the guinea pig. My brother-in-law is really good at this, so I… Continue reading Gas Guzzler?

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Patriot Games

So I just finished reading the book, “Patriot Games”, by Tom Clancy.  I’ve been reading it for a couple of weeks now, I haven’t been able to sit down and read a book straight through for many years now, but as I got closer to the end, I just had to read it to the… Continue reading Patriot Games

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Cleaning the Swamp Cooler

So yesterday I cleaned out the swamp cooler and prepared it for Winter.  I realized that this is something that is pretty specific to Utah and the surrounding states.  I don’t remember ever seeing them anywhere else that I have lived.  So when you winterize a swamp cooler, you remove all the water from the… Continue reading Cleaning the Swamp Cooler

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Fall Weather

I just love fall weather. Right now the highs are in the 70s-80s and the lows are in the 50s and I just love it. The air is nice and cool and the leaves are changing colors. We are also getting plenty of rain to make the grass green. The only thing I don’t like… Continue reading Fall Weather

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