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Learning (slowly) to shop, give, & live with more dignity. Also: Blankets.

Black Friday & the 7-Year Dishwasher

November 23, 2012 2 min read

Recently, my sister-in-law was in the market for a new dishwasher. This shocked me, knowing that they had only moved into their new-build home in 2006. Really? A new dishwasher, already? Come on, I thought. And, as it turned out, so did she. But, the thing just wasn’t working effectively after many repairs, so she had finally embarked on a quest for her next, lifelong, dishwasher.
“Which model should I choose to last, because I don’t want to be back here again any time soon,” she asked the appliance salesperson.
His reply?
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The Harvest Collection of Kantha Blankets

November 16, 2012 1 min read

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There is a First Time for Every Photo Shoot...

November 12, 2012 1 min read

This past Saturday, my friend Shannon & I tackled something that was, shall we say, a new experience. Don't get me wrong - Shannon is an accomplished and very talented photographer. But, neither she nor I had ever done any kind of product photography, much less attempting to capture the unique detail of over 60 blankets.

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The Accidental Entrepreneur, Or, Why I’m Not Convinced About “Follow Your Passion”

October 25, 2012 2 min read

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