Me Casa, Me Casa

Me Casa, Me Casa

In chapter two of The Suburban Christian, Al Hsu discusses home ownership as both a surburban ideal and the perpetuater of individualism. In other words, people who move to the suburbs are looking for a place of their own where they can do their own thing. It’s...

Touching Up

I did some touch up painting in my kitchen and laundry room last night that was long overdue. After all, the first coat of paint went up almost six months ago. But to my credit, waiting a long time to finish paid off; in the meantime, a few scrapes and nicks had...
The Year of the Slipper

The Year of the Slipper

It’s been a hard year on slippers at my house. I keep the heat low because I’m trying to save both energy and money. My house is a little older, so it’s drafty. And the principle of warming my body instead of warming the whole house is pretty...
Undone

Undone

Over the weekend, my dad installed a new sink in my kitchen, and of all the projects we’ve done to my new house, this has to be my favorite. Having two basins and a faucet that rotates has made my life better, turned me into a calmer person. Not to mention...