Favorite team:LSU 
Location:Baton Rouge (Oak Hills)
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Interests:Cypress Bayou Casino
Occupation:Electrical Engineer
Number of Posts:990
Registered on:6/8/2006
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Checking in from Oak Hills, BR. Heavy, heavy rain, but the wind has not been bad (yet)....
[quote]EBR tonight around 9pm if we are lucky….[/quote] EBR always the last to announce ......
Self employed. Filed extension via TurboTax....
I was born in '72, so Nixon. I remember hearing the word "Watergate", and thinking that some river flooded the where the President lived. ...

re: Family vacation ideas

Posted by DrewTheEngineer on 2/28/24 at 5:18 pm
[quote]Trying to decide on family vacation for this summer. Two adults and a 12yo outdoorsy/sports kid.[/quote] I took a 13 and 11 year old to Galtinburg / Pigeon Forge last summer and it was great. Two whole days at Dollywood (the rides for that age are awesome), and two days in and out of the ...
Looking at the current XPS 17 inch model. Reading reviews and some people report the machine runs hot. Also concerned that the fans might be loud. I don't do any gaming, but I do software development and run a lot of RAM-intensive apps (i.e. SQL Server, Visual Studio, etc.) TIA...

re: Mosquito Swarm?

Posted by DrewTheEngineer on 2/16/24 at 9:04 am
Yes, went outside around 5:45 this morning to load the car and got swarmed. Had to go get some spray and nuke around the outside of the door so they wouldn't swarm into the house as I went in and out to load the car....
Spending the last weekend in April in Pensacola. Most activities will be in the city, so prefer not to be at the beach. TIA .......
I had this done Summer of 2022. Had the carport closed in, and had a new carport built out in front because I absolutely did not want to park in the driveway. With regard to HVAC, my existing space was completely maxed out with the single unit that I have, so a mini-split was installed in the ...
67 ... just enough for the heater to run about 15 minutes every hour....

re: School Closures 1/17

Posted by DrewTheEngineer on 1/16/24 at 12:14 pm
Any idea on when Ascension will announce?...
Good gosh, there is a huge mass of heavy rain covering central Alabama ...
Thanks for posting. I am no way near interested / able to through hike, but I'm looking to do a section hike (probably the Smokeys) this summer....

re: Home Expansion Experience

Posted by DrewTheEngineer on 1/2/24 at 5:33 pm
I'll chime in ... My situation is a bit different than yours, but I did an expansion last summer (2022) and could not be more pleased with it. My house was built in 1959, 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, and @2700 sq ft. My kids are 14 and 12. My biggest goal was to get an isolated space for them and th...

re: Eagle Rock Loop in Arky

Posted by DrewTheEngineer on 11/17/23 at 12:04 pm
Thanks for posting this ... I'm looking to make this trip next spring or summer (or at least when it warms back up and everything up there is back to green). ...
70 for Cox internet 70ish for YouTube TV (whatever it is now) Luckily I am self-employed and work from home, so I can claim the internet as a business expense....

re: Enjoy that rain

Posted by DrewTheEngineer on 11/13/23 at 10:32 am
Yeah, it's ok, but probably too late to reinvigorate the grass....
[quote]supposedly shooting at Harvest[/quote] Where is this?...