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Day 55: Weigh-in and Perplexity

First, the good news.  I’m down to 277 pounds, which is six less than last month.  That is about what I expected under the circumstances, and I foresee general improvements.   249 more words


Am I Being Curated?

Baz has often said that he doesn’t want me to turn our home into a shrine to the 1930s. Obviously, my love of art deco could easily have transformed our modest 1930s UK bungalow into a beautiful museum (when we came here the only remaining 1930s feature was the fireplace), but I have curbed… 567 more words

Art Deco

Quick Fix: Coverstitch Cut-offs

Here’s a quickie that can really reinvigorate old pants and shorts. Making a raw edge by leaving everything unfinished and letting the fraying process take its course is a fine option. 278 more words


Transforming urban spaces

Students of the TKM School of Architecture, (Studio 3.0) have transformed Ahimsa, a performance venue in the Asramam Residency Ground, using trash and other discarded objects, into a clean recreation space with bins for litter.


When the Last Sip of Wine is Gone….

Looking for ways to reduce your household waste? Try turning those pretty wine bottles into gifts and artwork. You’ll amaze your friends and maybe even yourself! 496 more words

Gift Ideas

September First is Coming Soon

If you live in McMinnville you are probably aware that the City Council passed an ordinance that will eliminate the single use plastic bags from being distributed at cash registers in the large stores on September 1. 52 more words


Which Bin?

Originally published FEBRUARY 1, 20172 COMMENTS

I assume we are not the only household where each person has a regular chore. My husband takes out the trash typically and then also keeps track of the scheduled pick up so hauls the right bin out to the curb early enough on the pick-up day. 1,052 more words