I saw a picture of a bean bag once. And I thought to myself, “What a lovely bean bag! I could make a homemade bean bag. But think of all the fabric I would have to buy– yards and yards! … Continued
There is nothing new under the sun and with all these projects half undone there’ll be nothing new let on our list. We have enough. We’ll start with this.
We decided, instead of bringing the car to the mechanic, or calling it totaled (maybe we should have), that we would do it ourselves, “because we could.” But we couldn’t do it ourselves without the friend who helped us put … Continued
Let’s see, where did we leave off? Oh yes, after spending an intense month-and a half doing more demolition work than reconstruction work, we had just woken up in our 112-year-old house for the first time (Read that blog post … Continued
It seems we have this habit of gathering projects. At some point this fall I was at a thrift store, and this chair ended up in the bed of our truck. Now that I’ve taken off the raggy little skirt it was … Continued
These shoes are in the dump now. The crocs were worn through to the ground; the hiking shoes were falling apart at the seams. I had walked many miles in those shoes. The hiking shoes were the ones I wore … Continued
I have been writing poetry lately– actually quite a bit. But it’s all in the form of song lyrics and the songs are still being formed. I finished this one within a day so that I could publish it on … Continued
I will pick the pears, for you’re too small too reach.And you shall test the pears. Just take a bite of each.
Good one, Goodell. It works so well.Alongside McCormick, Edison and Bellyou deserve a venerable mention.Yours is one of my favorite inventions.
You threw off someone’s bell curvebecause you were just too perfect.And so they threw you out.Out onto the internet.And you who were the ninety-ninth percentilegot pinned there,forever,and everyone who saw you thought you weresomeone’s normal.They forgot that you were only … Continued