I have a daughter who speaks fluent Engineer. Sadly, she’s not here as I’m moving to a new house and staring at the little androgynous furniture assembling figures miming how to assemble the flat packs. Or how to to build the next renewable space rocket. I really couldn’t tell you which.
So while I try to figure out my new window covering installations, there are three things I’m thinking about:
- What time is it in New York, and how much would engineer-daughter mind being woken up in the middle of the night to translate furniture-mimes?
- Are window curtains and blinds actually just an artificial construction of the bourgeoisie? And if so, what would be so bad about going old-school (sheets tacked to bathroom/bedroom windows) or no-school (new neighbors get to know us VERY quickly…)?
- Which box has the corkscrew?
Meanwhile, I can’t help a repost of this blog from last time I…
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