Category Archives: Hobbies

Cacti And Succulents …Floral Friday

For the most part, I like to display small plants in proper planters rather than starter pots. It was time to transplant a few out of their plastic pots and into more decorative containers. A small, dark brown USA Pottery … Continue reading

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Happy Camera Day

I finally decided to retire the old Kodak “Pocket Instamatic” on a chilly October day in 1981. I was tired of paying for fuzzy prints, expensive drop-in film cartridges and Flashcubes.” I remember browsing the selection of new and used … Continue reading

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This ‘N That …Floral Friday

The wild “Solomon Seal” flowers have probably thrived in the grove of trees for many years. I only discovered several of the plants because the angle of the sunbeams through the tree branches created a spotlight effect upon them. My … Continue reading

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Some Cheap Watches

One aspect about watches is, that most men believe a watch is one of the few items of jewelry we can get away with wearing. So, for us guys, watches are accessories that we can wear to express our personalities … Continue reading

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Indian Brass …Floral Friday

It was time to take some brass vases off the top shelf of the project supplies unit and dust them off. They received a short soak in soapy water, a quick rinse, and a gentle buffing with an old terry … Continue reading

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Making Stuff

Yesterday afternoon, I donned my mask and ventured into the local Menard’s home improvement big box store. I needed a can of drywall primer paint, some paint roller covers, and a few other items. I managed to find the items … Continue reading

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Potpourri As Accents …Floral Friday

I like to keep some potpourri in a wide bowl to provide a very subtle fragrant note in the living room. Occasionally┬ásome bags contain shapes and manipulated dried elements. I set aside some of the crafted pieces in order to … Continue reading

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