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  1. Freon

    Full Griswold

    I rent a towed boom lift from Sunbelt to put up the lights.  But I have 22' from ground to roof line.  That is a lot of time going up and down an extension ladder.  
  2. Freon

    Hello from texas

    Welcome from the Houston area, the unofficial US Capitol for Relative Humidity.  
  3. Freon

    Adult children living at home

    My daughter moved in with my wife and I when she finished her advanced degree.  She has a job as an Adjunct Professor at a state college so she is gone all day.  Since Adjuncts are paid less than public school teachers, she can't afford her own place just yet.  We only see her at dinner and...
  4. Freon


    OK,  I was off by a few minutes...
  5. Freon

    WHY Texas wants to hold the result the year I took the Exam??!!!!

    I sweated out the results 12 years ago.  Go have lunch and leave the "refresh" button alone for a while.  
  6. Freon

    WHY Texas wants to hold the result the year I took the Exam??!!!!

    Ladies & Gentlemen,      Relax, Texas normally updates the web site at 1300 local time.  And yes, I have it on good, but not excellent, authority that once they update the site, they lock the door and head a few blocks South. Those who have visited or lived in Austin will know what I mean.....
  7. Freon

    Inspirational Quotes

    When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.   Hunter S Thompson Overweight Waffle House waitresses need love too.  Tiger Woods
  8. Freon

    TX Results

    When I took the PE many years ago, Texas normally had the results up around Dec 20th.   (In fact my certificate is dated 12/18.)   
  9. Freon

    Have you ever gone home for a nooner?

  10. Freon

    Kids of EB

    Good news from the home of refrigerants!   My newly-minted MA- Psychology Daughter has taken a teaching position at Sam Houston State University and my BSME son is finally getting some in-person interviews.  Hopefully he will be on a payroll, other than mine, soon!
  11. Freon

    Name the flick

    "*he* will be the first man awarded the Navy Cross at his Court Martial"
  12. Freon

    Name the flick

    Big Jake
  13. Freon


    It looks like we will be getting a little weather this evening.  Where I live, we are expecting not much more than a good thunderstorm, but none the less rumor is that the office will close early today and we will use the event to test our emergency action plan tomorrow.  
  14. Freon

    Kids of EB

    Ladies and Gentlemen (and storm-water engineers),  I survived the two graduations and I am currently drinking my kid's booze supply.  Hell, they have been drinking mine for years... 
  15. Freon

    Kids of EB

    Electrical Engineer
  16. Freon

    Kids of EB

    Saturday is a big day in the refrigerant household.  Daughter #1 gets her Masters in Psychology & son #1 gets his BS in Mechanical Engineering.  I still will have two at the University of Texas (An EE and a Nurse) and the MS degree is looking for a PhD program, so I am still bleeding...
  17. Freon

    Impact of childhood TV shows

    Baa Baa Black Sheep.  It reinforced the concept that nurses are into Marines.  And yes, I married a nurse.
  18. Freon

    How You Met Your Kids' Mother

    Toga Night at the O'Club  
  19. Freon

    Standards for gf/bf

    I caught the eye of a smokin' hot nurse 29 years ago so I am biased....
  20. Freon

    Building a garage

    Power outlets...lots of outlets.  And a big-ass, hard-wired backup genset.  Just because the power is out does not mean that the kegarator can go off-line.