In a “normal” household, Dads tell their kids to turn their music down. We were always asking our Dad to turn the volume down… Growing up in a household where one parent was partially deaf was fun and never, ever boring! We didn’t have to learn sign language, because Dad could always hear out ofContinue reading “Can You Hear Me Now??”
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Two Longs and a Short: The Beginning, Part 2
In the first blog post of this series (see part 1 here) , we left off with a 14-year-old boy running away from home. What does this have to do with welding, you might ask? Plenty! Just stick with me here. Okay, where was I? Oh yes – every welder has to get their startContinue reading “Two Longs and a Short: The Beginning, Part 2”
Two Longs and a Short: The Beginning, Part 1
Every welder gets their start somewhere. Whether they grew up working in their Dad’s shop as a young boy or girl, or whether they learned the skill sometime later in life, they had to start somewhere. I remember distinctly being a young’un of about 6 or 7, standing in the welding shop my Dad workedContinue reading “Two Longs and a Short: The Beginning, Part 1”
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