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Contest Winners: Consider your lives complete!

Random.org has spoken, and the winners are… #1 – amisare waswerebeen, music maker and dreamer from Dreams & Stories #13 – Patti, writer and marathon…

November 9, 2008 | 3 Comments | Read the Full Article

No wonder life is so complicated.

A visual representation of a 5-10 minute human interaction. Holy Hell.

October 10, 2008 | 1 Comment | Read the Full Article

Been to Hell and back again… almost.

“Hell” in this case being Reno, Nevada. It sounds like more fun that it is, especially when you have a fever, six pounds of snot…

September 16, 2008 | 0 Comments | Read the Full Article

Got Questions for Ty Pennington and Oprah?

So, word on the street is that Ty Pennington is going to be on Oprah, and they’re looking for questions from DIYers OR to showcase…

August 26, 2008 | 1 Comment | Read the Full Article

I plead insomnia.

Which is a lot like pleading insanity– because I am completely raving mad– except that my eyes don’t ever close. Between Thursday, Friday, and Saturday…

Summer Project: The Entryway

This is the front door to my little abode: The entire entryway has been slowly crumbling to pieces about since I bought the place four…

Baby Minature Donkey… As Promised.

Just for putting up with the mess around here (and yes, the blogroll will be back up soon) I’ll give you your cuteness overload for…

DIY and the TV

I recently had an email conversation that sparked some thoughts about the love/hate relationship between my DIY Philosophy and the television. First of all, if I’m…

April 21, 2008 | 5 Comments | Read the Full Article

Recycling Cabinet Progress Overseen by Harold the Critic

I’ve been letting an idea about the lid for my recycling cabinet marinate in my brain for a little while. Do you ever get the feeling that…

DIY Challenge – Wine Rack

Despite the fact that my body and I have been fighting a losing a battle with mucus this week(nice visual, I know), the recycling cabinet actually…

February 21, 2008 | 8 Comments | Read the Full Article

Because in this house, “beige” ain’t a color.

Gray primer can only mean one thing… A fantastic color will meet these walls very soon.

January 30, 2008 | 2 Comments | Read the Full Article

I’m thinking of adopting…

But I’m just not sure how the new addition is going to fit in with the others around the house. The other tools, that is. It’s…

January 25, 2008 | 2 Comments | Read the Full Article

Keeping you in suspense…

It just occurred to me the final chapter of the The Great Pergola Saga was never posted here…. some things got lost in the transfer….

January 23, 2008 | 2 Comments | Read the Full Article

Typical.

 In a typical week: I spend between 15-20 hours working on some project or another, unless I’ve got a major overhaul going on somewhere in the…

January 12, 2008 | 3 Comments | Read the Full Article