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The Serene Scene

By On January 27, 2014

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The More You Ignore Me, The Cloche-r I Get

By On October 26, 2012

Go ahead, groan away with my Moz reference title, executed in “oh dad”, punny fashion (an affliction I’ve had my whole life). But don’t make fun of my glue gun skills, because… Read More

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My Crush On Crustaceans

By On June 27, 2012

Many childhood hours were spent exploring no further than the borders of my backyard, where ants, spiders, ladybugs, and the common pillbug played part in my imaginative world of bustling insect life… Read More

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I’ve Got My Eye On You

By On March 1, 2012

Finally got around to mounting this poster print onto some black foam core to hang on the closet office wall. The process was a trip down memory lane, with foam core, X-acto… Read More

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Now Where to Put It?

By On February 4, 2012

I rarely bring anything into the home without a plan of where to display it. But in the case of this vintage scientific model of a mitochondria and the Krebs Cycle found… Read More

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The Golden Light

By On October 23, 2011

Our dining room has been a work in progress, as we love the lighting inside the brightest room of our apartment, but we’ve yet to strike the balance between decorated, yet retaining… Read More

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A Most Eggsellent Discovery

By On September 29, 2011

Vintage egg grading scale, found at the Oakdale Antique Mall (or was it Modesto?). Tried some range-free eggs from the fridge and it seems like modern day eggs don’t quite measure up…or… Read More

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Imagining a World While She Slumbers

By On July 11, 2011

Awoke from a short nap after an early supper this evening reenergized and motivated, like a wet towel had been lifted from my head (I’m guessing an allergy was the source of… Read More

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5 Years Ago, When We Were Small and Cool

By On April 16, 2011

I can’t believe this was almost 5 years ago. Funny how a random decision to enter Apartment Therapy’s Smallest Coolest (as it was called back then) snowballed into a whole new career.… Read More

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Glue Guns and Ancient Blue Bloods of the Seas

By On April 11, 2011

These three beauties arrived from an eBay dealer of educational/science items. I actually only ordered two large horseshoe crabs, but the dealer surprised me and was kind enough to throw in a… Read More