Monthly Archives: October 2011

Nissan Pathfinder 1996 Wiring Harness

My 15 Year Old Pathfinder Caught On Fire!

Okay, there weren’t actually flames, but there was a ton of smoke!   And you know usually where there’s smoke, there’s fire.  I started out last Tuesday morning, I was leaving home at 7am instead of my usual time of 5am because I had to go shopping for my employer for an upcoming event.  As I turned the corner about one mile from home I flipped on the air conditioner and whoosh!  Stinking plastic burning white smoke billowed from the air… Read the rest

15 Stupid Ways to Run Your Business

These are the top fifteen stupid business practices that I’ve seen in my lifetime.  I know you’ve probably seen some of these and more, please take a minute and let me know in the comments the stupid ones you’ve seen. Go without adequate sleep for months on end. This used to be called “burning the candle at two ends”.  What would happen if you burned a candle at two ends at once?  Well, it would burn itself out, wouldn’t it? … Read the rest

7 Links Project – My Favorite Posts

I was tagged by Mrs. Money over at Ultimate Money Blog to take part in the “7 Links Project“. This project highlights 7 of my past posts that directly relate to the following 7 questions, sort of a “blast from the past” type project. Trip Base initiated this project with the intention of uniting bloggers and bringing to light old posts that may have not gotten as much attention due to the blog’s infancy at the time of posting. Without… Read the rest
Kindle Latest Gen retrofit for the M-Edge Guardian Case

Kindle Books From Your Local Public Library

Now this is an interesting concept… checking out books from the public library, on my .  This is a relatively new feature, announced at Amazon on September 21st, 2011. When my children were young we visited the library every single week.  There was always a large stack of children’s books on the nightstand and I read books to my children every single night before they went to sleep. It was not uncommon for me to read ten books to them… Read the rest