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Poop Decks are for Pirate Ships

Look around, do you see the ocean out every single window? Do you feel a slight sway in your living room? Are you wearing a shirt with billowing sleeves? If you answered no to all these questions, then you are most likely not a pirate. Phew, you can take off the eye...

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Cooking up the Perfect Deck

Building a good deck is like assembling a good recipe. You want the right ingredients in the right order at the right time. Get something wrong and your deck (and brownies) could go very badly. As you are designing your ideal deck, you might feel overwhelmed by all...

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Build a Deck and a Career

Remember the day that high school juniors and seniors flocked to the gym that was packed with booths and banners designed to entice promising youth to their college? Recruiters lined the walls, and the smart ones had free candy on their tables. They were ready to sell...

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Building a Room Without Walls

When you started house hunting, you probably had the perfect house in mind. You wanted stairs, or you didn't. The kitchen needed to open into the dining room. Nope, there needs to be a wall between the cooking space and the dining room, everyone knows that. You knew...

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Neighbors and Cookies

It's raining and you are overwhelmed with a hankering for chocolate chip cookies. And not just any chocolate chip cookie will do. You want those perfect cookies that are just the right balance of crispy and chewy, that are oozing with a mix of milk and semi-sweet...

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Building an Earth-friendly Deck

Picture the perfect backyard scene: You are surrounded by family and friends, basking in a beautiful sunny day. Everyone is settled into a comfortable seat on the spacious deck, with a drink in their hand, laughing at your perfectly timed joke. Hey, if we are dealing...