It's getting to be kind of creepy. A Colonial Manufacturing Co clock is sitting in my living room, and it isn't wound up very often. To wind it up you have to pull a central weight all the way to the top and then swing the pendulum. Well often it sits for months eithout being wound, so there is no way there is any tension left, but the chime that is supposed to mark the hour still goes off every...

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In Louisiana: There is a fence between our property and the neighbor's. They say they own the property and they are asking us to remove all the fern on the fence saying it is causing fence to buckle up. We thought the fence was ours, so we planted the ferns around the fence. If they own the fence should not they show me the ownership of the fence aka survey of the property? Can they just tell us to remove...

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My betwixed and between garden is a wonderful sight, as in early morning I walk the crazy paved path, which meanders first to the left and then to the right. Where at each turn an unexpected view delights my eyes. Not a new sight but and old one that through the seasons of the year has changed. In it's changing affords me something quite spectacular. The early Crocus, Daffodils, Primrose, Polianthus and winter Aconite. All greet me with that special...

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