Todd the Carpenter

When I first met Todd nearly 30 years ago he lived in a postage stamp sized studio apartment. Inside the apartment was a sofa bed, a large trunk, a dresser (in the closet which was in the “kitchen”) and an entertainment unit. He had made the dresser and the entertainment unit when he was in…

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Beds, Old Wood, Pit Arm Hair and a Black Sheep

BEDS Last week I was on my way to meet my friend, Cristie, for lunch when Todd called. The words he said were enough to instill fear in even the stoutest of hearts. I’m about to make an executive decision and you’re not going to like it. But I think you’ll eventually love me for…

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A Gripe and a Praise

GRIPE Todd was watching The Unit last night and in the show a chemical weapon was stolen from the Pine Bluff Arsenal in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. This piqued my interest because Todd used to work at the Pine Bluff Arsenal in a civilian contract capacity. The men in the show talked about the age of…

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Eureka!!!

Or Topeka!!! if you’re Tigger. We are now the proud owners of a five-piece dinette. It’s the perfect size, the perfect color, the perfect style and more than the perfect price. The wood pieces in our family room and kitchen area are Mission style in a warm honey oak. It seems like most of the…

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