Category Archives: Little things

Bored? Press the bored button

I love this. It’s so much better than my bored drawer.

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Just an average guy around town

This is hilarious. Imagine you’re setting out to rob some banks and post offices, and you want to disguise yourself – turn yourself into just “an average guy around town.” What better idea than one of these masks? Trouble is, … Continue reading

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The Powerball

I’m the go-to mechanical person in this household – if an appliance doesn’t work, I get the call. I’m the one to figure out if it’s just a tripped circuit or the wrong button pushed or a leaky valve or, … Continue reading

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Bird by Bird

I heard Anne Lamott on Studio 360 this morning, and although I have very mixed feelings about Anne Lamott, mostly tending toward extreme dislike, and although she does seem quite odd, with her (white, old lady) dreadlocks and wound-up affectless … Continue reading

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My week in retrograde

Saturday evening: huge branch falls from beech tree – the beech tree that used to look like this: Our majestic beech tree, with a trunk you couldn’t get your arms around, a trunk that looked like an elephant foot, suddenly … Continue reading

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Eagle addict

“You Know You’re Addicted to the Decorah Eagles When …”, went the headline in the Huffington Post yesterday. It went on to tell us we’d know if, for example, we’d stopped watching television, or carried the computer into the kitchen. … Continue reading

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Hypnosis by eagle

So calming and mesmerizing, watching this little eagle household . The eaglets, just two weeks old, are so much bigger now. Like little kids needing one more story or drink of water, they seem to resist getting tucked under their … Continue reading

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