Monthly Archives: May 2011

May 31, 2011 – CDs, the V’s.

CD day – the V’s! Mostly Van Halen – not really a surprise, since they’re a band I’ve seen 9 times — since I was a sophomore in high school. The other ones worth mentioning here: Vampire Weekend – sorry … Continue reading

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May 30, 2011 – Seriously, how many picture frames does one man need?

This’ll be the last picture frame given away for a while. But, as I prepare to embark upon the last 2 months of the RID project, I must confess… It’s getting hard. Really hard. Looking back across the entries, it … Continue reading

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May 29, 2011 – On wealth.

If there’s one theme for this blog, it might be “be careful when you start making money, you might end up owning a bunch of stuff you don’t really care about anyway.” Take that Adam Smith. RID…away.

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May 28, 2011 – Stuff for stuff, for stuff.

When I started this blog, the one category I wasn’t expecting to have so much of was… Stuff for stuff. That is, stuff that exists merely to take care of other stuff. DVD holders. Bookshelves. Hard drives for computer backup. … Continue reading

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May 27, 2011 – On being wrong.

Good book. Amazing TED speech. One of the best of the year. The summation of this great text? When you’re wrong, it feels like…you’re right. Good thought for a Friday I’d say. Now, I’m going to pass it along to … Continue reading

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May 26, 2011 – Framing your parents.

Just an old picture frame. This one held a picture of me and my parents – from a long time ago. I RID this one today, but will keep the photo in a treasured place.

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May 25, 2011- On blogs.

I’ve been writing this blog for about a year (almost there!) And, I think I’ve figured out how it evolves on August 1. But more on that later. I have another blog I’ve been doing for about 5 years. If … Continue reading

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May 24, 2011 – RIDding can be a lot of work.

Received this frame as part of my “office supplies” in my new office. This one isn’t hard. In fact, it might be the easiest RID ever. It’s so tempting to just take something like this someone gives you, stick a … Continue reading

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May 23, 2011 – Close shave.

Got this “Snocone maker” from an friend of mine at my last job. But, gotta RID it today. You see, I’m on a minimal sugar diet. And having Snocones around would simply be too much temptation. See ya.

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May 22, 2011 – Old flame frame.

RIDding an old frame today. That used to contain the image of someone I used to be with. No more. Relationship…over. Frame…RIDded. Onward.

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