Antique

Auctions– because you can never have too many giant, antique, fancy pieces of junk.

After The Kingdom Mirror went viral, Paul said things like – are you going to leave me for some guy who loves antiques that you meet on the internet? I said – of course not. Unless he loves cats. Then, maybe. This was because I’d gotten some emails in the vein of: you are an(…)

Craigslist bed saga, part two.

This is part two of the bed story. Part one is here. It contains important plot elements like sawing the mattress and other modifications for making a full-size antique bed fit a queen-size mattress. Normally I do not like roadtrips. (Or any sort of unnecessary-leaving-of-the-house.) But it was a Sunday shortly before Christmas and it was actually(…)

The KINGDOM mirror– proving that you NEVER KNOW what is on the other end of a Craigslist ad.

After the Victorian wardrobe salvage saga… After spending four hours in an unheated building. After ripping apart a wall with a toothpick. After loading and unloading a truck until nearly midnight… Paul told me to stop looking on Craigslist for a while. He said I had reached my quota. I nodded and pretended like he(…)