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Dumpster Diving

“I’m hungry!” My 3 ½ year-old son said repeatedly as we made our way down the stairs and into the cluttered kitchen below.  Still rubbing the sleep from my eyes, I mumbled a drowsy: “what do you want for breakfast?” 1,432 more words


The dumpster is alive with the...?

Is “rot-iron heavy metal” too redundant a term to describe the decorative bit of irony I found sticking out of a dumpster last night?

At least it reminded me why I should wear gloves when I poke around in the garbage — there’s always the risk of catching a nasty staff infection or something. 6 more words

Vancouver B.C.

Back At It Again...

Once again, I AM NOT POOR!! I promise!! LOL I keep getting asked that when I tell people I dumpster dive sometime. Its funny because people will lower their voice and ask me if I need some help financially and that if I do they can help me out. 836 more words


To the keen Observer

The header picture has changed and thus my focus is going to be following the quote:-

“You wanna know a funny thing about the end of the world? 291 more words


Nothing like loosing your wallet in a foreign country..

It happened today. We were running errands. Last stop: getting some propane. We had a stressful moment when Elaine realized she had lost the wallet somewhere between the grocery store and the propane shop. 1,540 more words

Simple Life

I totally have a plan and I'm going to - LOOK! SHINY THINGS!

(actually these were painted, dirty and discarded things, but we’ll get to that in a moment)

Ah focus. Some people have it, I don’t. I’m easily distracted by possibilities, by day dreaming and by imagining the worst of the worst case scenarios. 619 more words

Life In An Old House

Dumpster diving for computers and other valuables


Dumpster diving expert and security specialist Matt Malone explains how to find treasure in the trash discarded by various businesses, and how to keep your personal information and data secure when you need to clean house.

Brian Noonan