Labor Day Weekend is approaching, and that means it’s time for the annual tent sale at my favorite running shoe store, Blue Mile. For several years in a row, now, we’ve scored some fantastic deals on fancy running shoes at the tent sale. Good news, for a family that boasts a first-time marathoner in training […]
Houses have always fascinated me, ever since I discovered–at the ripe age of nine–This Old House. I’m talking about the original PBS television show, with Bob Villa and Norm Abram. Back then, most of the homes undergoing renovation were in the vicinity of Boston, typical New England colonials. I remember idly flipping through the seven […]
Most of us would prefer not to answer that question in polite company. It’s not exactly the part of the home that gets the most frequent attention with broom and dustmop. But today, I’m going to break the mold. I’m showing you what’s behind my stove.
I’m sure you have been waiting on the edge of your seat to find out the outcome of the Battle to Destroy Gacky Sage. On the one hand, I hope your life is so full and rich that you haven’t wasted a single moment wondering about whether or not we actually painted. On the […]
Friends, the time has come. The final battle that will destroy the last vestiges of Gacky Sage in my home is on the horizon. Tonight, we paint!
Remember this lamp? It started out as a vintage brass lamp I found gathering dust in the lighting section of Goodwill. The shade was found at a Goodwill on the other side of town, slightly damaged but with its Target sticker still attached. I brought them both home, sprayed the lamp down with Rustoleum, turned […]
The final installation of the Bionic Man’s work of playscape art was completed earlier this summer. The long-awaited sandbox is now part of the children’s play area. This is no ordinary sandbox. For starters, it is part of the Bionic Man’s playscape design. Remember the playscape? When Bionic Man designed this playscape, he did so […]