“It is so many years before one can believe enough in what one feels even to know what the feeling is.”
-- W.B. Yeats, Autobiographies
This quotation reminds me: Why is it so hard to follow my personal commandment to Be Gretchen? It seems as though nothing should be easier, and yet it's one of the greatest challenges of a happiness project.
Materials: 2 x Ikea lack tables, drill, led tape,
I have to remove my current ceiling lamp because it block out TV projector. I need something flat. Because using sheetrock makes a lot of dust I didn't use them.
I rarely ever get political here…And truth is, while this post references the recent inanity going on in Washington, D.C., it’s not about politics. It’s about how men often operate in very different ways than women when under pressure, under the public eye and in the presence of women.
Materials: Ikea Groland Kitchen Island
Description: We are experienced do-it-yourselfers, and in a down-to-the studs bath remodel, we searched all over for unique vanities until we saw the Groland Islands at Ikea in Frisco, TX. We had a less than 8' wall to use and purchased two islands.
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Materials: Ikea Door and Shelf brackets
Description: I was looking to install a counter height desk in the odd space in my sunroom. I looked into the price of wood and paint and brackets and it seems to be a bit much for what I wanted.
I ended up at Ikea and found a cabinet door, covered in white veneer (perfect for a desk-top) that was even the perfect measurement.
It was a strange, strange month for me. After an amazing June — a month in which everything seemed to go right — things fell apart in July. For much of the month, I felt like I was simply trying keep my head above water. If I were still tracking my sleep every night, I’d expect to see I was averaging less than six hours a night (possibly much less).
Some people think that they are always unlucky, stressed out and unhappy.
No matter what the day is, no matter what the season is, when you meet them, they start out with their problems (I will define what’s a problem and an activity, later in this post) and magnify every little point to larger than life extent.
If not their personal problems, they start blaming others, government, p
I was in a Chinese buffet last week, and found myself humming along with the oriental muzak. In fact, I couldn’t stop. Why was I humming along to music I’ve never heard before?
A Coke poster redone
It turns out I had heard these songs before, as they were Chinese takes on American melodies.
Each week, I’ll present a low-cost meal (or a meal that demonstrates a lot of options for cutting costs) that my family eats for dinner and enjoys. Many of the recipes will be vegan or vegetarian, with options to add other ingredients for non-vegetarians.
I love pita bread. Pita bread makes it easily possible to really experiment with almost anything as a sandwich filling.