Monthly Archives: May 2010

A New Rule Starts Today

It’s another Thursday and time for another installment of the Dr. Rent Radio Show, which can be heard at 5 PM on WNRB-LP, 93.3 FM. May certainly has been an eventful month. I did a number of speaking engagements; mowing … Continue reading

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A New Era for Wausau City Government???

It has been an interesting couple of weeks. Often, when I use the word “interesting”, it means “bad”. However this time “interesting” has given me hope. I have hope that Wausau turned a corner when it comes to cooperation and … Continue reading

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What's Worse, Lead-Based Paint or Old Carpet?

After a one week break from the radio show (because I had a speaking engagement that conflicted with the show), I will be back on the air tonight, Thursday, at 5 PM on WNRB-LP, 93.3 FM on your radio dial … Continue reading

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One Foot on the Gas & One Foot on the Brake

I am back at the keyboard. I apologize for my absence of blog posts in the last week or so. Last week was a busy one as the Dr. Rent speaking tour was on the road again with appearances in … Continue reading

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It's 3 AM, It's a Little Dark, and I Need You Now

Before calling your landlord at 3 AM about not having any power – please ask yourself some questions. The following is a decision matrix: Can you live without power until 8 AM? If so, please wait until then. (Often the … Continue reading

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Pulling a "Vandelay Industries"

It’s Thursday! Thursday of course means three things to the good Dr. It means that I had to remember to take the garbage out before leaving the house this morning. It means it is bill day at work (but then … Continue reading

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"Where is my Hummer??!!" (another Army story)

Every now and then I explore past blog entries that I had done, yes I do enjoy re-reading my old stuff. Some of my favorite re-reads were the posts where I described some of the lighter side of my Army … Continue reading

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Good Fences Make Good Neighbors (I hope)

Sometimes it is simply amazing to me how some people just don’t get it. Although I am not what one would call a “neighborly” person, I like to consider myself a pretty good neighbor. I don’t bother my neighbors, I … Continue reading

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