The WGY Food Stores

Photo: Hoxie!If there’s one thing that pairs up with a great cup of coffee, it’s great radio. And for a few glorious decades from the 1930s to the 1950s, people in the Capital Region of New York got both from the legendary WGY Radio.


WGY is one of the pioneering radio stations in America. Broadcasting continuously since 1922, it was home to many firsts in broadcasting, including the first remote broadcasts, the first radio dramas, the first high powered broadcasts, the first experimental TV station and one of the very f… Read More

Mall Of 1974 by Mall Music Muzak


Remember real shopping music? Before the music over shopping mall PA systems became a mishmash of Adult Contemporary recurrents and tired, overplayed ’80s oldies?

The music was always more welcoming because it was agnostic. It wasn’t someone’s favorite music. Or anyone’s. It was that stuff that you heard just slightly below the general din of a typical day inside a shopping mall.
You don’t know headaches until you’ve just heard Bon Jovi music playing in the echo chamber of an empty shopping mall. You just don’t.
Because the malls acoustically are/were the worst places for contemporary pop/rock music of ANY kind. I soon realized this after the malls started changing their background music from easy… Read More

What to Do If the Next Decade in the Stock Market Totally Blows

Recently, the hotties* over at Vanguard said that they think that the stock market is probably going to suck some donkey dick in the next decade. (My words, not theirs.) And I tend to agree with them. *Us finance dweebs love Vanguard; they were one of the first to offer low-cost, index (non-managed) funds because […]

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Here’s What The People Are Saying About Invested Development!!

Testimonials from my first winter Invested Development course are rollin’ in, and they’ve warmed this old hag’s heart. But I’m not sharing these because I enjoy giving my own horn a lil’ toot, but because I want y’all to see!! I know that taking a leap and making a purchase like this can be hard and […]

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Live Dumpster weather – the data is coming from inside the can!

One of the main goals of Phase II is establishing a information baseline. We need to collect data about every aspect of Dumpster life so we have a basis for comparison when we move to the Ultimate Phase III Dumpster. The first suite of sensors are tracking the Dumpster conditions – Dumpster weather.  We launched this project component in July when connected the official Dumpster weather station. We’re now monitoring:

Interior temperature
Exterior temperature
Relative humidity, interior and exterior
Solar radiation
Rain
Wind speed
Wind direction
Dew point
Garden soil moisture content

Reporting live! We record a data point every 5 minutes and data uploads once and hour.

You can follow along here: https://www.hobolink.com/p/8ac64c3626248cac5454f90630a824b7weather

It may look a bit technical now, but we’… Read More

CRAZY BUSY~

WARNING** The photos you are about to view may be disturbing to some viewers!! ALL of these projects are from TODAY!! Needless to say….We are CRAZY BUSY!! 

An old door, some vintage bread racks, rusty chain burlap and old chicken coop tin = A new display shelf for  sugar scrubs!

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You Get What You Don’t Pay For: My Best Travel Adventure Ever

In ten days, I covered 900 miles of southern Patagonia with about twenty different “rides.” I suppose it should come as no surprise that of all the activities of which I spent a pretty penny during my year traveling through Latin America (the Inka Trail, Carnaval in Rio de Janiero, etc.), my favorite moments were […]

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