Duane McGuire Blog

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Year: 2017

Smoke Detectors for the Shop
This morning I installed smoke detectors in the shop, which are interconnected with detectors in ...
Solace
Yesterday morning I got up too early. To get some more rest, I went out and spent a half hour in ...
Time Keeping Automation with TOGGL
For my piano rebuilding business, I do not work by the hour!  I am working on spec projects, or on ...
Willapa Hills Trail
Willapa Hills Trail is the former Northern Pacific spur line from Chehalis Washington to South ...
Artic, Washington
While visiting family in Grays Harbor, we stayed at Artic RV Park. It turned out to be a beautiful ...
Utah: We're back after 7 weeks
Utah, we have missed you; it's so nice to be back in our home state. We've had some great ...
Albuquerque Botanic Garden, June 2017
On our return trip, we decided to see if there were any garden model railroads anywhere near. We ...
Palo Duro Canyon
Palo Duro Canyon, south of Amarillo, Texas, is not the Grand Canyon, but it certainly is grand!
The Center of the Universe: Tulsa OK
We decided to spend a little time at the Center of the Universe today. In downtown Tulsa, ...
Crystal Bridges, Bentonville Arkansas
Crystal Bridges was not a place that was even on our radar two weeks ago. Some things, people, and ...
Kraus House, St. Louis - May 2017
The Kraus House, in St. Louis, is a Frank Lloyd Wright home built in the 1950-1960's. It is much ...
Hannibal, Missouri, May 2017
Hannibal, Missouri is the home town of Samuel Clemens a.k.a. Mark Twain. The characters in his ...
St. Louis, Missouri
St. Louis is a surprising place. The city museum has a rooftop ferris wheel and is filled with ...
Lincoln's Home - Springfield Illinois
Abraham Lincoln lived in Springfield, Illinois for much of his life. The National Park Service is ...
Dana-Thomas home - Springfield, Illinois
It is always a treat to tour a Frank Lloyd Wright home. The Dana-Thomas home in Springfield, ...
Cousins Meet in Loretto Tennessee
Yesterday found us in Loretto, Tennessee, where my great-grandfather John Henkel immigrated with ...

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