d.i.y.

Breakfast flub

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Don’t worry, guys, we won’t forget about you. I’m talking to all five of you: brain, athlete, basket case, princess and criminal. Thirty years…

LED the way

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So, it’s not really the lightbulbs’ fault that anytime I hear reference to MR-16 bulbs, I remember one of the worst jokes imaginable. OK,…

Crestfallen

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Commercial toothpaste is a hot mess — thanks to questionable chemical contents, an unrecyclable tube, a useless cardboard box and a whole lot of…

Paper boy

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Gotta love the Internets, with their cat photos, their funny videos of stupid people getting hit in the ol’ guts-and-garbage, and the free plans…

Book end

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I destroyed 127 books this weekend, and it felt awesome. I didn’t rend them en masse with a flamethrower like one of Bradbury’s firemen….

Bucket brigade

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The looks I got… I mean, is it really that odd for me to ask a bunch of co-workers first if they have a cat…

Nice rack

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Jenn came back from Amsterdam inspired to use her bike more as a commuter. She immediately bought a cargo rack for the back of…

Boring floring

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Standing inside the little cottage about 12 years after we first renovated it was strange. It had been, um, disused by its tenant for…