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gredmondson

Joined 10 years ago from San Francisco, California

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June 18, 2006.

I have been retired for three years from teaching high school English. My lifelong interest in appliances has led me to do research and to visit many showrooms. I consider the time to buy a new washer or rangetop an opportunity! I know that not everyone shares my enthusiam for appliances, but many can benefit from what I know.

Although I had prostate cancer four years ago, I am now in better physical shape than I have ever been in my life thanks to exercise and losing weight.  Besides the tasks of everyday life, I spend much time with my adult children, one of whom is mentally ill. 

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  • More Casserole
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    More Casserole

    6 years ago

    This recipe is from my mother-in-law who said it was called More Casserole because you always wanted more! 2 pounds hamburger 1 large onion, chopped 1/2 bell pepper, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced salt and pepper...

  • The Best Sleeper Sofa
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    The Best Sleeper Sofa

    5 years ago

    I have been looking at furniture stores for decades; I like furniture. And I have slept on a few pull out sofas. One memorable night at our friends Polly and Bruce's house in Lafayette, California, was particularly...

  • Pressure Cooker Beef Stew Recipe
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    Pressure Cooker Beef Stew Recipe

    9 years ago

    The pressure cooker has been around for decades, and recent innovations have made them simpler and safer than its ancestors. One of the best things that a pressure cooker can do is make stew. It generally cuts cooking...

  • Why You Do Not Want a Dog
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    Why You Do Not Want a Dog

    5 years ago

    Do not read this Hub if You know me well. You have already heard me say this. You are a dog lover, and you do not want to explore changing your mind. Do read this if You are considering getting a dog. There are...

  • The KitchenAid and Fisher Paykel Two Drawer Dishwasher
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    The KitchenAid and Fisher Paykel Two Drawer Dishwasher

    9 years ago

    Years ago when I first saw the Fisher Paykel DishDrawer, the two drawer dishwasher, I was interested. Was it an improvement? It certainly had a high end look: sleek, European styling with clean lines. It looked well...

  • Ironrite Mangle Ironer
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    Ironrite Mangle Ironer

    3 years ago

    Until the last forty years or so, a particularly onerous household chore was ironing. First, irons were heated on stoves, then elctric irons (with no thermostats!) came along followed by the irons in the 1930s with...

  • LG Dishwasher
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    LG Dishwasher

    7 years ago

    Twenty years ago, I would have never considered buying a large appliance, such as a built-in dishwasher, from a relatively new manufacturer. What about the track record? What about repairs? What if the company...

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