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Stereo Stereo
The turntable as an accessory.

When I was young, my mother  had a cleaning lady because we were fantastically wealthy and lived in a very large home on a very large estate with lots of objects that sparkled and gleamed.   The cleaning lady wore […]

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No post … too busy … but I do have THIS for you.

You know those television commercials where the kid soaks the entire kitchen in Kool Aid or pulls a dead, muddy beaver through the kitchen or whatever, and the mother just crosses her arms, gives a little   smile and pulls […]

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Fermenting Pickles.
The Old Fashioned Way.

I made some pickles earlier this summer.  I told you about the one batch of Bread and Butter pickles I made and even gave you the recipe. It wasn’t only one batch I made.  It was many batches Only a […]

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The new Chickens at 3 months.
Black Copper Marans

Let me refresh your memory.   On June 6th I got myself 4 of these.     6 weeks later they looked like this.   Now they are these.   Yeah, that’s a whole pack of Roosters and one lone […]

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Tomato Taste Test
Heirloom VS Heirloom

Heirloom tomatoes taste better than hybrid tomatoes. Blah, blah, blah. Heirloom tomatoes are more spectacular than hybrid tomatoes. Blahdee, blahdee, bloo. Heirloom tomatoes are superior in every way and could probably cure cancer if given a bunsen burner and a […]

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How to upgrade your laptop RAM.
It’s easy.

O.K. Since about 3 people read my post on how to replace your laptop battery, you’ve made it abundantly clear that you want ALL THE COMPUTER REPAIR POSTS I CAN MUSTER. To go straight into the garbage. To that, I […]

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Your Fall Assignment.

I have a vintage flatware obsession. These are my favourites.  I have no idea what the pattern is called but if you know, tell me because I’d like to get some more.     This really wasn’t supposed to be […]

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The Winners!

As the comments were coming in for last week’s contest to win a copy of Canadian Living featuring my kitchen it became more and more obvious why Canadians are pretty much universally liked around the world. And it’s not just […]

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Corn on the Cob. Off the cob.

    There is no elegant way to eat corn on the cob and that’s what I like about it.  I love a food that a) comes with a built in handle and b) exudes enjoyment.  Everyone who is eating corn […]

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Monarch emerging from Chrysalis.
AMAZING video

You may remember Liberace. Colourful, vibrant and vivacious.  My caterpillar, Liberace. A couple of weeks ago I showed you a video of Liberace as he was just hatching out of his shell.  After a few weeks of eating, growing, eating growing, […]

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Just for Fun Monday!

I get a lot of people linking to things on The Art of Doing Stuff Facebook page. Stuff they want me to see. Most often it’s either about potato chips, chickens, or pizza. On rare occasions it’s about something that […]

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A little more information on my Live, Online Video course.

  My Live Video course on how to turn your blog into a business is filling up with people. The course is 5, one hour tutorials running from 8 – 9 p.m., live on a computer near you from September […]

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Although I have remained unscathed, I am not responsible if you hurt yourself while cleaning your gutters or trying to tame a chipmunk.