A few years ago I was working for an architectural firm in Ankeny. Due to the commute I would leave early and regularly found myself the first to arrive at the office. My morning routine soon became set– starting the office coffee pot and checking my email. It was this time in my […]
It’s Saturday. Pancake day in the Clark home. Which reminds me of something I should get off my chest. I confess, with the help of a friend, I once force fed the most horrible pancakes to an unsuspecting peer.
I only claim partial culpability in this forced pancakeboarding. It was […]
On 3M’s website for their wonderful product Super 77 they state:
If you can think it up, 3M™ Super 77™ Multipurpose Adhesive can probably glue it down. It’s like “can do” in a can: a strong-bonding, fast-drying glue that you just spray on.
I confess I may have thought […]
Mark, the man who ran the wood shop at the design college I attended was some hippie remnant that entered the basement wood shop in the 60’s […]
Augustine of Hippo chronicled his sinful youth and conversion to Christianity in his autobiographical work, Confessions between AD 397 and AD 398. I am not Augustine and this is certainly not a Latin treatise to be emulated […]
Never had I been so overjoyed to be back home on that hot summer day in June. It was the summer I took a job with the Iowa Department of Transportation… for one week. The job was counting cars, and consisted of placing rubber hoses across designated roads and attaching them to an indestructible computer […]
A Brief History:
A little over a year ago we moved into a new house. New to us– it has been sitting on its foundation since 1930. It is a quaint European Romantic garden house that sits up on a hill in the old country club district. A retired landscape architecture professor had lived there […]
…there was one blog. Then another one, and another one, and now this one. Lately I have been feeling a bit bad taking advantage of blogger.com. Creating a new free blog each time a new whim comes into my head. Now I have come to the point of having three different personal blogs and two […]