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anything can be art with a little imagination [day 243]

My son made these cards, inspired by Yu-Gi-Oh and Pokemon cards.  The little gun is made from a pencil, a ticket, some tape, a camouflage band-aid and a pencil eraser.  A lot of detailed work went into making it.  All of the … Continue reading

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when the inside of your house is colder than the inside of your refrigerator… [day 230]

Here in North Texas, we’re a little spoiled by the not-too-cold winter temperatures.  We get our once a year snowfall, but generally our low’s are still above freezing.  This was not so 2 days ago, when the low, including the … Continue reading

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I miss windex [day 221]

I cleaned my house yesterday and I really miss my bottle of Windex.  Vinegar and water is good, but it’s just not Windex.

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what would I buy today… if I could? [day 218]

Some setting materials for the pile of slate in my driveway.  I can make two countertops and finish my patio. Some gray paint. Caulk and wood filler.  (I got liquid nails for Christmas!!  Thanks Lloyd and Susan!) A modern bathroom … Continue reading

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a year in pictures [day 216]

Honestly, some of these might be more than a year old, but they’re all the same, year after year… lots of stuff.  Most of these were taken in abandoned places, houses, farms, buildings, vehicles, you name it.  No matter where … Continue reading

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a college degree in zombies and lady gaga? [day 159]

Zombies 101: Okay, this is for real.   The University of Baltimore is offering a new class, a class on zombies.  The class will study America’s fascination with zombie movies and pop culture.  The class will watch 16 classic zombie films, read zombie … Continue reading

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jesus wallpaper, a rollerskate & the kitchen sink [day 157]

No, this is not random, just a collection of odd things we found yesterday…

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I saved $53k in 20 minutes [day 137]

I’m all about shopping for the best rates on anything I have to pay for.  Electric, gas, water, pest control, phone, internet… all included.  I asked my financial advisor if I should refinance my house.  He said to look into it, as … Continue reading

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I have that color [day 116]

This weekend I would have shopped if I could.  I had a little time to work on some projects in my house.  I needed a gallon of paint to finish a few walls and a ceiling that needed to be … Continue reading

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a story in photos [day 95]

Sometimes we lock up our stuff in an effort to protect it from potential thieves. princeton, tx 2009 Some stuff is left out in the open, sitting there for years. princeton, tx 2009 Other times stuff is placed on the curb … Continue reading

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