Approval

I think the cats approve of the new kitchen rug.

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Rusty

Opening up a wall under our stairs to see if I can stuff in some more insulation, I found a few old items including this rusty kitchen tool. I’m pretty sure it has cut its last biscuit.

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Treats

In some offices, people keep candy at their desks for coworkers. In my office, however…

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Lunch

I had lunch outdoors at Rowes Wharf today. At the very end of the season, I finally managed to make it to the tamale cart I’ve been wanting to go to since April

(Yes, a 2nd post from me today. I didn’t want to make this a bonus photo on the previous post.)

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Strike

Striking Boston hotel workers marched past my office today.

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Spousal duties

Today I rebuilt Lis’s booth table in preparation for her fair next weekend. This 40-year-old aluminum table is light, easy to carry, and about the right size. But its pressboard top had become warped and unstable, so I replaced it with thin plywood. We’ll see how it goes!

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Maker Faire

I went to the Mini Maker Faire at Lis’s workplace today. There were many cool things to be seen, not the least this giant moving manta ray sculpture.

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Seasonally appropriate

I like this beer tankard but only really get to use it for one season of the year. And yes, I know, I’ve got the wrong brand of beer in it.

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The Internet was WRONG!

I wanted to warm up some pitas for dinner this evening, so I looked up some suggestions online for the best way to go about it. The directions I chose resulted in the very crisp pitas on the right. Not what I was going for.

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Never

Never eat anything bigger than your head. I made an exception for this croissant because, you know, they’re half air anyway.

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