Monthly Archives: September 2010

bad design [day 126]

Yes, I’m a fan of apple products.  In the graphics world, their products are far superior and much more dependable than PC’s.  With one exception.  Power cords.  My G4 Powerbook went to my kids after almost 5 years.  It still … Continue reading

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recovering windex addict [day 125]

Yes, in my house, if you couldn’t clean it with Windex, it wasn’t meant to be cleaned.  I’m pretty sure I had a bigger addiction to Windex than the guy on My Big Fat Greek Wedding.  All was well until … Continue reading

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how did I not know it was there?! [day 124]

Today I decided to do a little bit of landscaping now that the weather is a bit cooler.  Frying in my yard is not at the top of my happy list.  I started pulling weeds in the front, working my … Continue reading

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just updates [day 123]

Just a few updates today, no rants.  😉 Birthdays. My son’s birthday is next week.  We shopped on eBay for gifts or I told him he can have some money to spend.  He doesn’t want a party, but just a barbecue with … Continue reading

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slurpeevader [day 122]

Halloween is right around the corner.  It’s not even October yet and I’ve seen several houses that have already started decorating with the orange and black ghoulish accents.  Thinking ahead on halloween and my shopping challenge, I pondered the whole halloween event … Continue reading

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when I grow up, I want to be a waterbed [day 121]

Fast food condiment packets.  Messy editable liquids in convenient, tiny portions, designed for eating ‘on the go’.  My favorites are the Taco Bell sauce packets with funny sayings on them. I still feel like fast food eating is similar to retail … Continue reading

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pulling food out of the trash? [day 120]

For some people, that’s a completely insane question.  After all, who would pull food out of a trash can?  Especially if you don’t need it? Well, someone I know did just that.  To protect my friend, who did what I probably would … Continue reading

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an ipad or an xbox 360? [day 119]

I went to the store yesterday… for my son.  My oldest lost his Gameboy charger and has been begging me for the past few days to take him to Game Stop so he could buy a new one.  He knew … Continue reading

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stuff, stuff and more stuff [day 118]

I finally finished cleaning out my garage!  I still have tubs of stuff to go through, but at least I now have space to create art. Last Saturday I brought 2 carloads of stuff to the local thrift store, Frisco … Continue reading

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toiletries or TOILET trees? [day 117]

Yesterday, I was explaining my no shopping challenge to some friends.  Apparently this was the first time my oldest son has heard the details of this.  The only retail items I can purchase are groceries and toiletries.  He asked, “Why would you … Continue reading

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