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About bittersportspills

I love sports. I don't love the hype, homerism, ratings talk, self-important egomaniacs, bias or any of the other nonsense you get with the national media. Nor will you get the two clowns on sports talk radio who stage phony arguments. It doesn't make it entertaining. It makes it time to turn on your iPod and jam instead of listening to white noise generators. This is the sports blog for you, the ones who don't like everything Los Angeles or New York. Just because the sporting media is based there doesn't mean we have to like their teams. We do treat them fairly, though. That means if one of those cities has an average QB who plays particularly well...we'll note it. If they're garbage, we'll say so. Instead of crying "why, why, why" like a certain sports media homer did in his radio broadcast. This isn't my job...I have a real one. Nevertheless, I'll post here when I make an observation. Common sense in sports is nearly dead. Now we're attempting to bring it back.

Washing your Vehicle

I have recently become enamored with a different method of washing my vehicles. Before, I would fill a bucket full of water, put some car wash soap in it, rinse the car off then soap the vehicle. I would then … Continue reading

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The Interstate Highway System

I can’t believe I haven’t mentioned the Interstate Highway System. When I joined the military, I think I had been on three Interstates: I-75, I-85 and the only one that truly mattered, I-95. That’s changed. I’ve been stationed on both … Continue reading

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Clear Source water filters

Many of you use water filters with your RVs. Typically you go camping and you aren’t sure of the water quality at the camping location. Most campers I see use those Camco filters from WalMart. I’ve viewed the numbers on … Continue reading

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RV trip to Austin

This past weekend, we went on an RV trip to Austin, TX. While many of you don’t know this, I used to live in the Bay Area of California. Austin reminds me somewhat of the Bay Area of California. I … Continue reading

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Water Pump

If you have a not as expensive RV like we do, you know the water pump is louder than hell. I’ve replaced the Flojet model in our RV with a Shurflo 4088 model. It was not very hard to remove … Continue reading

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Hail the Hail

As persons living here in Texas know, we are having our usual bout of springtime bad weather. Severe storms are crossing the state on a near daily basis. Thunderstorms, heavy rain and even tornadoes have touched down in the state, … Continue reading

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Once Again, the Black Tank

Early in March, I decided to take the toilet wand and literally rinse out the black tank in my RV. To properly do this, I brought it by my house, filled a 5 gallon container with hot water, dumped some … Continue reading

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