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Closed Cell – 2 Pound – Spray Foam Insulation

After we purchased our current home we found asbestos (vermiculite) in the rock-wool kitchen insulation. I could not, in good faith, keep the ceilings up, knowing that was all looming overhead. Additionally, the upstairs was hot.. very hot.. it had very little (or missing) insulation.  All walls and ceilings were torn down – throughout the […]

Austin Energy – Electrical Service Issue Escalation – Contact Information

Should you run into any issue with your electrical service or installation thereof that requires escalation, here is the contact information you will need: Director:  Electric Service Delivery – Allen Small –   – 512.505.7111   Vice President:  Electric Service Delivery  – Dan Smith – – 512-505-7009, 512-203-3069-mb Austin Electric Claims – Belinda Bayarena – […]

Map of Austin – Year 1887

This is a 15MB map of Austin we found online. There was no owner/creator listed with the image to give credit to. It’s unfortunate – this is a really neat glimpse into our history. Thank you for your research and a glimpse into our past Anonymous Austin Historian! Click here to Download Full Resolution – […]

Pozole Recipe

This is my aunt’s recipe Mine is here: INGREDIENTS: 1 pkg. thick pork chops or small pork roast cut into small cubed pieces 1 large onion, chopped Garlic to taste 1 gallon can of white hominy, washed & drained well (Juanita’s Mexican style hominy from Walmart) 2 16 oz. cans red enchilada sauce, hot […]

How to Break Up a Dog Fight

If you’ve ever taken your dog to a dog park, or have multiple dogs, you’ve probably seen two dogs get into a fight at some point. Many dog owners immediately panic & react the wrong way…often leading to a very unsafe situation for both the dogs and the humans. Typically, people’s first reaction is panicking […]