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Cactus Freezicus

Last weekend it finally got cold here in Vegas. One week removed and it will easily reach the mid-sixties today, but it was cold for a few days – which is the most one can generally expect here in the Desert Southwest, and almost more than its inhabitants can handle.

Two days into the new winter weather I was rudely reminded of some advice I was given exactly one month earlier, and by the HVAC technician who had visited to run his semi-annual check of our system. He’d recommended replacing a part which one of his tests measured as having higher than average “resistance”.

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