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May 25, 2006

Rolling In Dough

Yesterday, I remembered this "crazy idea" I had when I was in 4th Grade. During the summer I mowed our lawn and our neighbors, I made about 20 dollars a week. One day while mowing I had a great idea, Personalized Lawns. I figured I could probably lower the blade a little more and write peoples last names on their front lawn. I thought this was brilliant. I'd charge 15 dollars a lawn and the entire neighborhood would beg me to mow their grass.

I never tried writing name in the lawn, and now it seems pretty stupid. Who would have even seen it? Helicopters? I miss being 10 sometimes.

Posted by cory at 10:50 PM

May 24, 2006

How We Live: Crystals, Elephants and Giant Dogs

Since, I work inside people's houses everyday I have decided to start a new blog series called, How We Live. Basically, I will take the pictures of the inside of the houses I wash. Of course, I will focus on the weirder, and more interesting things in the houses. This first house was in Ypsilanti, Michigan and was located on the lake. The first thing Matt (My Boss) said was, "Are you ready to wash the windows of this zoo?" Though it was not quite a zoo, they did own quite a few pets. It was a very weird, large house:



The Front of The House


The Living Room: Full of Birdcages, and Elephant Decorations


One of the many crystals in the house


Native American Nik-Naks and Mr. Wizard


I always wanted a room like this. There were lots of books about Internet Saftey


Big Dogs: These were two of the three bigger guys. The one not pictured was huge. His head was as big as a canonball...a big canonball. The St. Bernard has the scariest bark I have ever heard. I thought he was going to jump this fence for sure. They also had two little poodles


They had quite the view and quite the deck. My boss and I figured they had to spend at least 60,000 on the deck. It's huge!

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I had to take all these pictures kind of secretly, so they're not amazing. I didn't bother to upload it, but in the Master Bath they had two paintings of sexy naked ladies. One of them is in the How We Live Header Image.

Posted by cory at 3:38 PM

May 21, 2006

Roots

Lately, I have had this desire to find out the origins of my family and name, I'm not sure why. I guess I want to have real traditions like the kids who know where they're from. I don't celebrate any special cultural holiday (other than the american ones like Halloween). While doing some searching today I found this graph:


I'm not sure why, but I find it hilarious. Mostly, because there is a graph for something like this.

More about CORY here. You can search your name too. Thank you ThinkBabyNames.com

Posted by cory at 12:45 PM

May 19, 2006

Highlight Of My Day:


Today, on Textile Rd, I saw an elderly couple driving a car like this. The funny part is they were both wearing super gaudy fur coats and red cowboy hats. Other people were driving past them laughing.

That reminds me of this clip that was on the Daily Show about tax cuts and the wealthy aka citizensBush's tax cuts will create jobs for the likes of diamond-tip cane polishers and monocle-smiths

Posted by cory at 3:01 PM

May 18, 2006

Rain, Rain...

While everyone is scrambling to find cover during a storm, I have always been the one to stay calm. I love the rain. But, for the past week I have not been as "in love" with the rain. Since, I wash windows the rain prevents us from working. Which prevents me from making money. Which makes me more stressed out about saving money so I can afford to go to school.

Posted by cory at 10:50 PM

May 10, 2006

The Largest Collection of Schleich Toys


My friend Anne and I have decided to only get each other Schleich figurines for our Birthdays and Christmas. Today the tradition started. Thank You Anne. Also, thank to my family, Karen, and all of you who sent me birtday wishes and greetings. I love all of you.

Posted by cory at 11:36 PM

May 5, 2006

How Often Do You Buy Zatarain's New Orleans Microwavable Rice Bowls?

I just completed a phone survey.

Posted by cory at 8:11 PM