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

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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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133 – Regions – Northeast

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This is the start of a short series looking at some regions of our great country from the Host’s prospective.  I know a lot of people are being forced to move for financial or other reasons, so I thought that some of you may be interested in my take on some different regions of the […]

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132 – App Review – Waze

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A review of an app that I have found to be pretty cool!  It’s a navigation program (application) that is available for the iPhone, Android, Blackberry, and Nokia smart phones.  It has turn by turn instructions, like most navigation apps, but also keeps track of users location and speed.  This information is then added to […]

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131 – Irene and Patios

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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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130 – Home Heating

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A show on a topic that many do not want to think about now!  But, the cool weather is coming and now is the time to plan for the long winter.  This show looks at the types of fuels and systems that are available to heat your home.  Any questions?  Drop it on here or […]

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128 – Wetland and Watercourse Crossings

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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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127 – Invasive Plants

A show explaining what invasive plants are, why they are a problem, and how to look out for them.   http://media.blubrry.com/hofpodcast/p/hofpodcast.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads///hof-127-Invasives.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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