Great Granite Countertop Installer

When we had our granite countertops installed, we used a great installer, Western Tile and Marble. They were very professional, and did a flawless job. They didn’t make a fuss when we requested keeping the leftover bits (they had to make a second trip out to deliver the scrap pieces). Additionally, we had ordered a…

My wallet is open, but the NBA doesn't want my money

I’m one of those people without cable or dish television service, so I get to miss all the good NBA games. Last year during playoff time, I purchased video of some of the games to download and watch on my PC from http://download.nba.com. The interface was clunky, the shopping cart system broken at times, but…

Another Reason not to Check Luggage

I was in Chicago for a business trip and had a 5:30 PM flight back. It was snowing in Chicago that day, so I decided to catch a taxi cab to the airport really early, at 2:00 PM. I didn’t want to get stuck in bad traffic and watch my plane take off from a…

Polaris Water Heater Troubles

We’ve had our Polaris high efficiency hot water heater active for about 10 months now. Yesterday morning I heard a loud popping sound from the basement, and a few hours later Shanna was complaining about not having any hot water. I went downstairs and the unit was flashing once, indicating that there was a problem…