Category archive: Random Stuff

At that point, something will crack. Richard Rorty, Achieving Our Country 1998

At that point, something will crack. Richard Rorty, Achieving Our Country 1998

American philosopher and graduate of University of Chicago and Yale University, Richard Rorty, appears to be prescient about the 2016 U.S. presidential race in this extract from his book Achieving Our Country written in 1998. Can we see how to disturb his critique of the “American Left” and the unfolding of the scenario he predicted? Buy this book today!…

2004 – 2009 Gen II Prius Heat Shield Mounts over Muffler |Rattle

Gen II Prius Muffler Heat Shield

So over the winter my heat shield on my 2006 Prius mounted over my muffler started, rattling, a lot.  It got the point, where I was embarrassed to have my good ‘ol Pri idling in traffic.  Yes it was that loud. Out of frustration I finally crawled under the rear bumper, with the hopes of…

No Power. No Sump Pump. No Problem. If you have a Prius and THIS

Earlier this spring, we had pretty strong storm roll through our area, which not only was dumping a large amount of rain, but also knocked out our power.  Now, we have only lost power a couple times since we built our house and I hadn’t really been that motivated to purchase and install a backup…

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