The Joy of Taking Care of Things

Fix and Maintain What You Have

People of our grandparents’ generation grew up taking care of things and learning how to make things last, a useful skill that can help stretch dollars today. We honor our possessions when we take good care of them. This quiet January is the perfect time to tackle a few maintenance tasks and take care of … Read more

Goodbye, My Telephone

telephone poles


All those telephone poles.

I notice them now as I drive around Denver, pole after pole after pole—soldier straight timbers strung with wires and pigeons, some topped with cell phone towers, and others festooned with garage sale signs and lost pet flyers.

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