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BoA getting it wrong in Holden

So, the Bank of America in Holden recently repainted the entrance to its parking lot. In the process, it got the arrows wrong in all the ways possible. In this view, we’re facing Main Street. Left turns form Main Street into the BoA parking lot are prohibited. Nevertheless, there’s an arrow on the parking lot […]

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How to lose a sale and win a customer

While cutting firewood this weekend, the chain slipped off the bar on my chainsaw. In the process of re- tightening the chain, a small clip and, I later learned, a bearing fell out of the sprocket assembly and into the underbrush. I took it as an omen to stop work for the day. I put […]

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Feeding birds by way of ice

A few weeks ago,we had small amount of snow and ice. We also did not have any sand or ice melt. Son Mike and his crew were making repairs on our house. Mike used bird seed to give some traction. It worked pretty well.Last Monday, we had more ice, so I tossed more bird seed […]

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Crime in suburbia

From The Landmark (subscription required):[Ed. Note: there were 22 suspicious items this week.]HoldenMonday, November¬†269:47 a.m. Public service, lock-down drill at school, Jamieson Rd.1:55 p.m. Vehicle lockout, Main St.2:29 p.m. Caller complaining about protesters in front of post office, Main St.4:27 p.m. Person at station to have someone speak to his daughter about underage drinking, Main […]

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