Monthly Archives: August 2015

Pool Upkeep

Here’s the upkeep process for our pool: Turn off the pump; the switch is on the right at the bottom. Turn the valve on top of the sand filter to off. Turn the red valve on the outflow from the … Continue reading

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Roofing: Sheathing a Roof

Previous Post: Removing Old Asphalt Shingles Following up on my last DIY story, I just finished replacing the rotten old sheathing with new plywood. It’s currently tarped and we are expecting rain in Vancouver. I found a supplier, The Roofing … Continue reading

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Roofing: Removing Old Asphalt Shingles

I spent most of today removing the asphalt shingles from our laundry room roof. The laundry room was an extension built by the previous owner, enclosing part of a second floor deck. The roof has a very low slope (10:1), … Continue reading

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Review of “Kiss the Girls”

* * * B “Kiss the Girls” is the film adaptation of the second Alex Cross novel by James Patterson. Cross, played by Morgan Freeman, is a New York police detective who travels to North Carolina to investigate the kidnapping … Continue reading

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Review of “Along Came a Spider”

* * C Along Came a Spider is a loose film adaptation of the first Alex Cross novel by James Patterson. Cross, played by Morgan Freeman, is a New York police detective who is drawn into the kidnapping of a … Continue reading

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Book Review: “How Jesus Became God”

* * * B Bart Ehrman, a former born again Christian who became an agnostic bible historian, gives a detailed account of how the followers of Jesus came to believe that he had been raised from the dead and exalted … Continue reading

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Review of “Star Wars: Attack of the Phantom” (fan edit)

* * * B The Phantom Editor is back, this time with an edit of the Attack of the Clones. If any of the Star Wars films needed an edit, it is this one. There are many small edits to … Continue reading

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