Monthly Archives: July 2004

Garden Stakes

“Hand cut by artist out of steel. Outdoors the stakes will turn a rusty patina (folk art look) and create strong silhouettes. For indoor use we sell bases. All styles come in three different heights, 4′, 5′, 6′. The animals … Continue reading

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Melanie Testa

“I drew this while waiting for a doctors appointment. I felt quite lucky to be drawing, as the man was drifting off into a catnap and maintaining perfect posture. I imagine many things about him. I think he is slow … Continue reading

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Neologisms

“Blamestorming: Sitting around in a group, discussing why a deadline was missed or a project failed, and who was responsible. Body Nazis: Hardcore exercise and weightlifting fanatics who look down on anyone who doesn’t work out obsessively. Seagull Manager: A … Continue reading

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10 Foods You Should Never Eat

“Why not melt a third of a stick of butter on your pasta? You might as well if you fall for Contadina’s refrigerated Alfredo. On the other hand, you could choose Classico Spicy Red Pepper, Tomato & Basil, Fire-Roasted Tomato … Continue reading

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Pick a book

Any book.

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eBay Item # 6913855023

JOURNAL OF RESEARCHES INTO THE GEOLOGY AND NATURAL HISTORY OF THE VARIOUS COUNTRIES VISITED BY H. M. S. BEAGLE UNDER THE COMMAND OF CAPTAIN FITZROY FROM 1832-1836. By CHARLES DARWIN. CHARLES DARWIN. JOURNAL OF RESEARCHES.RARE EDITION.1840 First edition, 3rd issue. … Continue reading

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Leafages

“The Bountiful Tree (arbor abondanza) Such leaves do grace the portals of wise and generous Mortals, bestowing upon them the very bounty and enlightenment that they themselves radiate.” Leafages © 2004 Leafages.com

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*Formula for Invisible Ink*

MATERIALS: Baking Soda, Water Cotton swabs Small cups White paper Paintbrushes Blow dryer Purple grape juice INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Combine 1 tablespoon of baking soda and 1 tablespoon of water in a cup. 2. Dip Cotton swabs into the mixture and … Continue reading

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The Joy of Sake

“steamed in sake- small clams open their shells the night’s coldness” Masajo Suzuki The Joy of Sake Image: © 2004 joyofsake.com

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Jacob Pigott

“There was something about the texture of the Moleskine notebook. The black cover with elastic strap made whatever he wrote feel more solid in his hands, the feeling damn near glorious when he used the nub of a pencil he … Continue reading

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