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Archive for December 11th, 2005

Feeling Like a Flake? Draw one!

I grew up in the snow. I had to shovel snow. I don’t like snow.

Yet something draws me to it. I’m not sure what, but maybe it’s pining for some part of my youth that doesn’t’ involve a shovel.

Anyway, drawn to snow or not, you can draw your own snow one flake at a time. The Make-A-Flake site lets you snip a virtual paper flake and see the results. With a little practice, you can make some really gorgeous flakes. Read more on Feeling Like a Flake? Draw one!…

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Whirlpool Customer Service: A Basket Case

Our new home in Las Vegas came with new appliances. The builder made a big deal out of only supplying Whirlpool appliances. Whirlpool is a name I have always associated with quality, and the appliances in our home attest to that. We are happy with them except for one detail.

The dishwasher’s silverware basket is simply too small. There are only two compartments to hold dirty silverware, and they only hold about one-half what they should. In fact, they are about one-half the size of any other dishwasher silverware baskets I have ever seen.

I don’t think that Mrs. Vargas and I are use inordinate amounts of silverware. The plate to fork ratio is roughly 1:1, as is the bowl to spoon ratio. In fact, sometimes it’s two plates to one fork. Read more on Whirlpool Customer Service: A Basket Case…

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