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York Barbell Pro Series 204 Barbell Support

York Barbell Pro Series 204 Support Review

If you’ve ever thought about creating your own workout area at home and want to either squat or bench press, …

York Barbell STS Flat-to-Incline Bench Review

York Barbell STS Flat-to-Incline Bench Review

I have a heated area in my shed that I use for weightlifting. During this pandemic, it has been a …

How to prevent a Silent Runner from loosening

How to Prevent a Silent Runner from Loosening

My hamster Cooty loves to run at night. I purchased a 9” Silent Runner Wheel from Exotic Nutrition about a …

Lifetime Tahoma Kayak Review

My wife and I recently got into kayaking and purchased 2 Lifetime 100 Sit-on-Top kayaks at a local Walmart. Due …

SPIbelt

SPIbelt Features and a Review

I’m a pretty active guy. Between lifting weights, hiking, walking, and riding my bike I guess I really didn’t need …

TaoTronics TT-DL072 LED Floor Lamp

A TaoTronics TT-DL072 LED Floor Lamp is a Great Value

A TaoTronics TT-DL072 LED Floor Lamp is a great option if you are looking for a sleek, feature-rich LED floor …

DIY/Home and Garden

DIY Under Deck Water Diversion Project

When we bought our Octagon house over 3 years ago in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, we knew at …

How to Insulate Shed Doors – A Tutorial

Recently I purchased a small Rinnai propane heater to use in my shed that I use for working out with …

A Practical Roof Cleaning Solution for an Ugly Roof

This blog is geared toward practical solutions, and I certainly have one, a roof cleaning solution, for you with this …

Firewood Log Rack

Unboxing and Assembling the Regal Flame 8’ Firewood Log Rack

I love firewood! It can be hardwood that I use in my fireplace inside my house or it can be …

GripRite Insulation Knife – A Review

I recently completed a project where I completely insulated the inside of my shed. The difference in how it retains …

Insulate a Shed Ceiling

How to Insulate a Shed Ceiling

As I wrote in this article on insulating my shed walls, a little over a year ago I purchased a …

Health Related

Prostate Cancer – Dealing with the Diagnosis

This is part 1 in a series of articles dealing with prostate cancer and my first-hand experiences with receiving the …

Robotic Prostatectomy

Robotic Prostatectomy Surgery Day

This is part 4 in a series of articles dealing with prostate cancer and my first-hand experiences with receiving the …

Robotic Prostatectomy Recovery

Robotic Prostatectomy Recovery – The Weeks Following Prostate Surgery

This is part 5 in a series of articles dealing with prostate cancer and my first-hand experiences with receiving the …

Lagunitas Hop – A Refreshing Alcohol-Free Hoppy Option

I recently took the 30 Day Alcohol-Free Challenge that I wrote about in this particular article. James Swanwick is the …

Running at Gym

So You Joined a Gym? Now Read This!

If you’ve just joined a gym you may be asking yourself “OK, I joined a gym now what?” You might …

The Benefits of Going Alcohol Free for 30 Days

I used to consider myself a regular drinker. Currently I am 61 years old and typically would have at least …