Monthly Archives: April 2011

Tree Coat Racks v1.0

As most my projects start, there is an idea: This sketch of a tree was my guide for making my version of the Swedese coat rack. this is a coatrack cut out of a piece of wood, mounted a few inches off the wall. you can hang your jackets or purses off the branches, and […]

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East and West Collide: Parenting

*** Update 2: Just found out the Tiger Mom’s eldest daughter has started a blog, it has some insight worth reading. *** *** Update: David Brooks’ op-ed piece is a jarring response to the original tiger mom exerpt **** In case you haven’t read it, this is the exerpted article by the Wall Street Journal […]

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It’s the Little Things

I had a little bit of a sore throat recently and got a pack of Halls cough drops to help. I was pleasantly surprised when I found that there are little motivational phrases printed on the wrapper:

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Beehive Smoker Project

My friend Arlene and I embarked on the ceramic pot smoker project described on this website, which references the Alton Brown ceramic flower pot smoker video to show how you put it together. Instead of using the same shape/style of flower pots, the two I found turned out to look like a beehive when put […]

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36 Hours: NYC Food

Totto Ramen

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