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Art Purchased

Sep. 14th, 2008 | 09:12 am

Do you have the kind of mother that makes you take money from her even when you say no a bunch of times? I do. So I resolve to do something nice with it that I can tell her about so she gets enjoyment from it, herself.

I went ahead and purchased an affordable art print from one of my favorite places on the internet: etsy. Voila the print below, from Sugarloop, an artist in New Zealand:

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Sep. 13th, 2008 | 07:22 pm

In a more-energy-than-usual attempt to break my LJ silence, I present to you... food porn!

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What would you pay?

May. 17th, 2008 | 03:23 pm


1. What price would you expect to pay for a gift for a friend?
2. What would you be willing to shell out, reasonably, for a fairly unique home decor item?
3. How much would you expect an artist to charge for limited run prints of their work?

Any and all answers and comments welcome!

Thanks for the use of your brain cells for a few.

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User name for a writer

Nov. 26th, 2007 | 09:14 pm

Random snippet post. Overheard the boy saying this usernameable phrase:

literate monkey

I think I'm starting to collect username ideas. Stop me. Stop me, now.

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Fun Site

Nov. 17th, 2007 | 09:44 pm

If you haven't already seen it, the Bent Objects blog is pretty funny. The guy doing it makes scenes with bent-wire creatures made from everyday objects. 


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Tap Water

Nov. 15th, 2007 | 09:33 pm

Passing along some information from a blog I read:

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Norovirus, I defy you!

Nov. 6th, 2007 | 11:12 am

I may be fighting off a sinus thing, say my ears, throat, and head, but no "winter vomiting sickness" for me, so far. Phew!

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