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airing my dirty laundry… and clean laundry [day 235]

I promised you dirty laundry, so here it is.  There’s actually more of it, but this is my basket.  My kids have one upstairs too.  So why an I showing you this?  I have no idea, other than it seemed … Continue reading

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11 rotary dial phones & 1296 gift cards [day 231]

A few years ago, in my “excessable” art show, I had a gift card rug made out of 1296 gifts cards from different stores.  The show was in July and I left the rug in the car a little too … Continue reading

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what do you do with broken stuff? [day 196]

At work this week, someone dropped and broke our cordless drill.  Accidents happen, and we had to buy a new drill.  Right after that, the tape measure wouldn’t retract back into the case.  So what do you do with these … Continue reading

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you know they’re good friends when they let you dive in their trash bin [day 189]

I was at my friend’s house finishing up a painting project when I noticed she had cleaned out the garage.  Upon opening the garage door, I also noticed a truck full of junk.  Now this is an invitation for me … Continue reading

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paint it… black? [day 187]

I’ve written a little tune to the 1966 Rolling Stones song “Paint It Black”.  This story started with me wanting to paint my front door… I see a blue door and I want it painted black No colors anymore I … Continue reading

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waiting pays off [day 132]

I really like my house.  I’ve lived here for almost 4 years now and I’ve remodeled 95% of it myself.  The one downside about my house is the lack of windows, resulting in low light in most of the rooms. … Continue reading

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