Name Calling

“Jim Class” is a feature that airs within The HomeFix Show. Wrtiten by original charter show listener Jim Forrer from Caldwell Idaho, Jim shares his observations, life experiences  and lessons learned in life. Joe Prin reads these at various times in most of the HomeFix Shows. Here is the original written text. While playing and cavorting around with two front teeth missing and my ears sticking out like bat wings, I must have been a beautiful child. Because of my handsome …

Read MoreName Calling

Mother’s No

“Jim Class” is a feature that airs within The HomeFix Show. Writen by original charter show listener Jim Forrer from Caldwell Idaho, Jim shares his observations, life experiences  and lessons learned in life. Joe Prin reads these at various times in most of the HomeFix Shows. Here is the original written text. After arriving back here in Caldwell from my class reunion in Ohio, I’ve been overwhelmed by episodes of nostalgia. Remembering family, friends, class members and long forgotten ‘best friends.’ …

Read MoreMother’s No

Veteran’s Day Brought this to Mind

A Taxing Day—15 April ‘63 Looking into that black ominous barrel of a Python jammed into my face was traumatic to say the least. But, more on that later. I had just recently graduated from USAF Electronics School, received my orders of deployment and my Top Secret Clearance Status and 21 days of leave. I jumped in my car and headed home to see the folks. Leaving Biloxi after 14 months of schooling was a great relief. Home to Dalton …

Read MoreVeteran’s Day Brought this to Mind

Hail of a Surprise

“Jim Class” is a feature that airs within The HomeFix Show. Written by original charter show listener Jim Forrer from Caldwell Idaho, Jim shares his observations, life experiences  and lessons learned in life. Joe Prin reads these at various times in most of the HomeFix Shows. Here is the original written text. My eldest son Mark was helping this particular time with installing a Cedar fence.  A local banker had built a new house in a new sub-division and was in the process …

Read MoreHail of a Surprise

A Tool and Object Lesson

“Jim Class” is a feature that airs within The HomeFix Show. Writen by original charter show listener Jim Forrer from Caldwell Idaho, Jim shares his observations, life experiances, and lessons learned in life. Joe Prin reads these at various times in most of the HomeFix Shows. Here is the original written text. Early one autumn, walking home from school, all up hill by the way, I stumbled across something in the gravel. I was crossing an alleyway when I saw …

Read MoreA Tool and Object Lesson

Why, why, and why?

“Jim Class” is a feature that airs within The HomeFix Show. Writen by original charter show listener Jim Forrer from Caldwell Idaho, Jim shares his observations, life experiances, and lessons learned in life. Joe Prin reads these at various times in most of the HomeFix Shows. Here is the original written text. Just a few year back, the County Mounties were investigating drug and gun running in apartments around the corner from our place. They did their surveillance of activities …

Read MoreWhy, why, and why?

Fruits of Labor

“Jim Class” is a feature that airs within The HomeFix Show. Writen by original charter show listener Jim Forrer from Caldwell Idaho, Jim shares his observations, life experiances, and lessons learned in life. Joe Prin reads these at various times in most of the HomeFix Shows. Here is the original written text. The need to contain the romping of a brand new puppy, prompted the phone call. The lady said,”he’s all over the place, I need a kennel or something”. …

Read MoreFruits of Labor

Characters Along the Way

“Jim Class” is a feature that airs within The HomeFix Show. Writen by original charter show listener Jim Forrer from Caldwell Idaho, Jim shares his observations, life experiances, and lessons learned in life. Joe Prin reads these at various times in most of the HomeFix Shows. Here is the original written text. Some of the jobs that I have done were very unusual. Not the job itself, but rather the customer. Examples follow: #1   One particular gentleman had called the …

Read MoreCharacters Along the Way

30 June 2012 Jim Class

“Jim Class” is a feature that airs within The HomeFix Show. Writen by original charter show listener Jim Forrer from Caldwell Idaho, Jim shares his observations, life experiances, and lessons learned in life. Joe Prin reads these at various times in most of the HomeFix Shows. Here is the original written text. The Staff Of Life Kids playing around a condenser unit prompted a call to install a 6 ft. chain-link to secure the area. The manager of the labor …

Read More30 June 2012 Jim Class

23 June 2012 Jim Class

“Jim Class” is a feature that airs within The HomeFix Show. Writen by original charter show listener Jim Forrer from Caldwell Idaho, Jim shares his observations, life experiances, and lessons learned in life. Joe Prin reads these at various times in most of the HomeFix Shows. Here is the original written text. Please Release Me; Proof of liability insurance to the amount of one million dollars seemed a little much, but that’s what it would take to get the job. …

Read More23 June 2012 Jim Class