Category: random stuff

anyone need a free house?

Slight asbestos problem, but hey, it’s free. Saw this on craigslist: “FREE HOUSE (Stephenville, TX) Reply to: Date: 2009-02-04, 5:48PM CST You can have it for FREE if you move it off its current lot. Large pier & beam home with spacious front rooms and large front windows. Would be excellent for a farm [Continue]

area gandalf23?

42 acres, $6,000 that’s like $150 an acre! Yes, it’s waaaaaay out in West Texas, but so? What an awesome place to camp for a few weeks a year, to hang out at occasionally, to actually be able to look at the stars from. And if I can find a place that ha a nice [Continue]

scratch & dent sale at rei plano

“2009 Garage Sale Dates for REI Plano March 15th, June 14th, Sept.13th, Dec. 6th All members welcome to attend our quarterly scratch and dent sales to find impressive marked down prices on used or slightly damaged items. Doors open at 11:00 a.m. You must be a member to shop the sale – if you’re not [Continue]

flying car!

!!! The flying car: “To Timbuktu by flying car: it sounds the most unlikely journey on earth; a sci-fi voyage from the pages of Jules Verne. But this is no fantasy. The car really flies. And the journey will become reality early in the new year when two explorers set off from London in a [Continue]

scrounging tip

If you find a metal filing cabinet on the side of the road and decide to take it home with you, give it a good smell first. Open the drawers and smell in there, too. This may be a deciding factor in wither or not you want to take this otherwise nice looking file cabinet [Continue]


Knight’s Tournament Book: “Tournament book. Knight games held by Emperor Frederick III. Emperor Maximilian I and in the years 1489 to 1511” Neat! In other jousting related news:

dollar tree shoeboxes

They keep running out so I may just order some from their website, or see if I can order a case through the store down the street. Storage Boxes with Blue Lid SKU# 137836 They are great for storing scenery pieces and all kinds of stuff.

free hugs

“Sometimes, a hug is all what we need. Free hugs is a real life controversial story of Juan Mann, A man whos sole mission was to reach out and hug a stranger to brighten up their lives. In this age of social disconnectivity and lack of human contact, the effects of the Free Hugs campaign [Continue]

land ho!

So Wade mentioned the other day that they are now getting about $4500 a month from gas royalties, that’s with 9 wells sucking out the gas on their two acres. He has heard that they are going to have 25 wells shortly. If so, and if the rate stays the same, that’d be $12500 a [Continue]