135 – Regions – New York State and City

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This is the second show in a short series looking at some regions of our great country from the Host’s prospective.   New York State, City and Long Island are three very different places and this show looks at all three briefly.  Photo courtesy Dougtone @ Flickr   http://www.flickr.com/photos/dougtone/4330698889/sizes/o/in/photostream/   Creative Commons http://media.blubrry.com/hofpodcast/p/hofpodcast.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads///hof-135-regions-new-york.mp3 Podcast: Play in new […]

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134 – Fire Safety


Due to a rash of recent fatal house fires here in CT, I decided to do a reminder show on fire safety.  I will focus on smoke detectors and fire extinguishers.   PLEASE CHECK YOUR SMOKE DETECTORS! Christmas Eve Fire mentioned on podcast, site with picture of daughters: here Don’t let this happen to you – […]

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131 – Irene and Patios


A short cast on the effects of Irene on CT and why you need to prepare for such storms and a short piece on patios as the result of a listener question.   http://media.blubrry.com/hofpodcast/p/hofpodcast.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads//hof-131-Irene_Patios.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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128 – Wetland and Watercourse Crossings


A show looking how to install a good wetland or watercourse crossing.  We cover selecting the best place to put one in, they types, and some details on how to actually install it. Here is a good video on how to install the geo-textile mat I mentioned. http://media.blubrry.com/hofpodcast/p/hofpodcast.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads///hof-128-WetlandCrossings.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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126 – Home Security

This show covers ways to help protect your home from burglary or home invasion.  Though the topic is not one that one wants to think about, it is something we need to think about. http://media.blubrry.com/hofpodcast/p/hofpodcast.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads///hof-126-Security.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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114-Mobile and Modular Homes

A show on mobile and modular homes – what is the difference and how do they compare?  This show is an answer to a question received on email about “affordable homes” and if a mobile home may be an option.  The simple answer is yes, but know what you are getting into. http://media.blubrry.com/hofpodcast/p/hofpodcast.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads//hof-114-Mobile_and_Modular_Homes.mp3 Podcast: Play […]

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113-Spring Cleaning

A discussion about getting your house in order – in more ways than one!  First we talk about stuff, and how some people have too much!  We discuss the Hoarders TV show and how its OK to have some stuff, as long as it is going to be used and has some value.  We then […]

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112 – Helping to fight inflation

Just an extra post to talk about inflation and how everything is getting real expensive!  This show will talk about a few things you can do to fight the increasing prices you have to pay. The just of the show is that by planting some apple, pear, plum or other fruit or nut trees instead […]

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