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Saturday Night Ramblings: How do you figure out the size of a screw...

Sunday, July 29, 2012

if it's fixed and cannot be removed to take to the hardware store, but desperately needs a nut?

I'm serious.
Any wisdom?

I know, wrong website for this; maybe I should submit my question in the "technical help forum". Haha.

In Spark-related news:
In July I have not only met, but surpassed, my monthly fitness minutes goal of 1000. And I had a lot of fun doing it.

My weekend fitness minutes are spent in beautiful surroundings like this (photo from today's hike):

Looking forward to continuing this trend in August.

Focus in August needs to be on my house. I have a bunch of minor maintenance items which need to be taken care of (finding a nut to the above mentioned screw is one of them), plus it is overdue for a top to bottom deep cleaning, and could also use some serious decluttering. If I work diligently throughout August I should be able to get this done satisfactorily.

What has to give to fit this in? Couch time!!!
I'll actually sit down and work out a plan. Yes, it's THAT important.
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    More beautiful views. Makes me envious. -- Lou
    1859 days ago
    I'm going to pull out my phone to take a picture on my next hike! What a great idea. And I love your perspective on the hikes. I am getting a little too fixated on my speed and need to slow down to see what it is my dog has spotted in the woods or to check out the overlooks at my new cool hiking trail.
    1876 days ago
    Oh, I forgot, love that hike photo emoticon
    1877 days ago
    I was doing clean up myself when I threw my back out... great idea "Couch time" emoticon or maybe couch time in half an hour emoticon
    1877 days ago
  • BOVEY63
    WTG on meeting your fitness goal!
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    Good luck with all the projects!
    1882 days ago
    Love your hiking area - good job on your fitness

    Good to have plans - emoticon
    1883 days ago
    Have you heard of the "Flylady"? I've started cleaning based on her schedule and love it. It takes very little time each day and, over time, even the crazy little cleaning jobs get finished.
    1883 days ago
    I love the idea of making a plan to get the stuff in your house done. I think I will have to do the same...lots of small projects that need done!
    1884 days ago
    You can measure the head, measure the bottom and take a picture of the threads - a good hardware person might be able to help you out! Good luck!
    1884 days ago
    Well, if you have another screw that is a similar diameter, you could take that to the hardware store. Or take a ruler to measure the diameter of the shaft of it.

    Gorgeous scenery for hiking! Definitely a motivator to get out there, not to mention that it would be a great way to release the stress of a busy week.

    I hear ya on the deep cleaning. Always hard to keep on top of that with the two little ones and a drooling dog. All of the work toward that counts toward your exercise, right? emoticon
    1884 days ago
  • TEDYBEAR2838
    I think ask the hardware store, they might have a measuring device?

    SOunds like you had a great day!

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    1884 days ago

    Comment edited on: 7/29/2012 10:05:01 AM
    Looks gorgeous way to go on your workouts!
    1885 days ago
    Beautiful walking area. As for the deep cleaning....i'm in need of some of that myself, or rather my home is. It has been so hot this summer that I've slacked on the cleaning. I did take a moment and mop last evening and that made a huge difference in my kitchen. Now that is sad. Your going to beat your time for finess this month and you will be so ready for your big hike. But above all else have fun.
    1885 days ago
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