Category Archives: Home and Garden

Lion’s head pillow made from upholstery fabric

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The House That Dripped Crud, or What Hoarders Will

I grew up in a house that was well-stocked with the possessions of dead relatives. If  I needed some item for a homework assignment or any other purpose, it could usually be found around the house, no matter how obscure … Continue reading

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White Trash Outpost (or, What Scavengers Will)

This week, I was riled by a scavenger who tore into one of my garbage bags. The garbage was double-bagged and completely inside the bin with the lid closed. The general rule for scavengers is to leave things as they … Continue reading

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atomic kitchen, two views

Inspired by a photo in the paper a while back.

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More Congoleum-inspired style

This is a correction of the rafter problem (see last post), and also a bluer, more intimate variation.

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Congoleum ad-inspired style

This is a new ink and colored pencil copy of the watercolor and ink illustration from the 1970s, which was too big to be scanned, and which I didn’t photograph well. The copy is good but I should have eliminated … Continue reading

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Mrs.Stewart’s bluing

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