Tag Archives: do it yourself

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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Before the contemporary social phenomenon of DIY, people simply performed basic maintenance and creative tasks themselves. It was not considered to be unusual to paint a house, tune up a vehicle, construct furniture, decorate a living room, cook a holiday … Continue reading

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Oil Change Zen

There’s an old Zen Buddhist saying that says something to the effect, when you walk, just walk, when you eat, just eat, when you sit, just sit. The saying advocates the wisdom and beauty of performing one task at a … Continue reading

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