Happy to be at the tail end of this dreary month and looking forward to attending the True/False Film Fest in Columbia, Missouri this weekend. It's our first time - our friends have gone for years, so we're a little late to the party, but excited nonetheless.
Happy new year to you all and welcome to new readers! Now that my subscriber count has surpassed 1,500 (thanks, everyone!) and we've rolled into 2013, I wanted to pause to do a DIY project round-up. Not necessarily comprehensive, just a visual introduction to what goes on around here. 1: Operation Obscurement: Window Film 2: [...]
Enclosed back porches are pretty standard on Chicago apartments. They're handy for storage and it's nice that you don't have to go outside to get down to the basement laundry room, but they can also be shoddily constructed heat traps. Ours slopes down dramatically and is painted a gross fleshy color our landlords must have [...]