Trust, but verify before getting car repaired
April 3, 2013 Why is it so difficult to get a car repaired? Are mechanics dishonest? Are the cars too complicated? Are they made to fall apart when the warranty expires or the final payment is made? Are there to... more »»
Gas mileage: Does big oil interfere?
March 20, 2013 Is there a conspiracy afoot? Has “Big Oil” bought up all the patents that would increase the gas mileage of our cars, thereby protecting their profits? Let’s investigate. more »»
When there is nothing left to fix
February 27, 2013 A walk out on the shop floor recently was greeted with empty bays. Earlier the shop had been full of cars. “What happened, where are all the cars?” said I to the nearest technician. more »»
Basic drawing class available at Beach Library
February 27, 2013 This Week's Activities Preschool Story Hour on Wednesday, Feb. 27, at 10:30 a.m. Drawing, Wednesday, Feb. 27, at 10:30 a.m. Community Room B Quilting Group, Wednesday, Feb. 27. from 9 a.m. to 1p.m. more »»
Check out the café at the Beach Library
February 20, 2013 Weekly Activities Preschool Story Hour at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 20. Drawing class on Feb. 20 at 10:30 a.m. Knitting & Needlework Group meets Feb. 20 at 6:30 p.m. more »»
Boating: Bottom Paint Problems
February 20, 2013 “Do anything, anything badly and it will haunt you until you make it right!” A very intelligent man spoke these words to me many years ago, but they remain true today. more »»
How Hollywood miscasts cars in the movies
February 13, 2013 Modern cars are very difficult to steal. In the movies, thieves simply reach under the dash and jerk out a handful of wires, and spark two of them together and take off with the ca. more »»
Boating: As sweet as she can be!
February 13, 2013 'Chi-town Doug and Delores' have become full canal members recently, and Doug is a new member of the 'DECYC' (Dead End Canal Yacht Club) but Delores refuses to sign up. more »»
Grand opening announced for new Beach Library
February 13, 2013 Upcoming Events Preschool Story Hour on Wednesday, Feb. 13, at 10:30 a.m. Quilting Group meets on Feb. 13, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Going Further with Your IPad/IPhone on Feb. 14, at 10:30 a.m. more »»
Boating: Cough, cough, wheeze!
February 6, 2013 The wind was out of the east the other day as we fished Pine Island sound. There was bright sunshine, warmer than usual weather and several hits that produced enough fish for lunch for five. more »»