Category Archives: Gadgets

Electrical Accessories …Floral Friday

We commonly accessorize our living spaces with gadgets that are powered by electricity. Most of the time, we give little thought about these things. At the same time, we personalize our spaces with decorative and collectable stuff–some of them being … Continue reading

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January Fashionings …Floral Friday

Today’s projects represent three different types of challenges in an effort to create clean, simple room accent arrangements. None of the containers have common construction media: one is plastic, one is ceramic, and the other one is glass. The sizes … Continue reading

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Being Unreachable

Someone on Reddit asked about good stuff we used to enjoy in the past that modern technology all but wiped out. One of the replies mentioned being unreachable. That is, the proliferation of smart phones has made all of us … Continue reading

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Mid December Displays …Floral Friday

I can barely believe there are only three weekends remaining of 2022. The holiday season only increases our perception of time passing quickly. There have been a few small projects I wanted to finish before time compresses even more as … Continue reading

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Domestic Lamps

I’ve been trying to replace an old, malfunctioning Lava Lamp® but it’s been difficult finding a new one. I finally settled on one of their glitter filled lamps because they’re trouble-free. While reclining in the semi-darkened living room last week, … Continue reading

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Some September Close-Ups

I wanted to share a photo of a vintage wristwatch with a buddy who lives in Minnesota, so I took a few test shots. One of them showed the dings and scratches that revealed that the prior owner might have … Continue reading

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Butter Bell

The micro investigation began innocently enough at the local Goodwill Store. I noticed a small, lidded pot that was glazed with my favorite shade of orange. The lid was secured with tape as is the practice of the store to … Continue reading

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