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1. Blow both balloons up first (to stretch the balloons)
2. Let the air out of both
3. Blow up the balloon that’s supposed to be bigger (on the outside)
4. While holding the outside balloon put the other balloon inside it
5. Blow up the inside balloon
6. Blow up the outside balloon just a bit more
7. Tie […]
Just came back from a conference in Asheville, NC … up in the Smoky Mountains. It was freezing cold … -10 Celcius with windchill … so I only got out of the hotel once, really, and took these shots as I wandered the town.
Click for a larger image of each:
Tags: fall, BC, trees, leaves, john koetsier
This is a “holy mother” moment:
everyday on Vimeo
Six years of a self-portrait every. single. day.
(And the music is great, too. I want to know where to buy it.)
OK, this is just horrible: the Fish & Flush toilet.
But my daughter loves it … and you have to admit, it is completely cool in a horrible, nasty, kitschy way.
Tags: fish, toilet, kitsch, fun, john koetsier
I picked up The Legend of Johnny Cash the other day and have been listening to it ever since.
Very simple, Johnny Cash was a genius.
His song Hurt is absolutely incredible - it blows me away. The honesty and stripped-down baring-his-soul nakedness is out of this world authentic, emotionally true.
(Teresa and I recenty watched Walk the […]
I saw this very cool candle a couple of weeks ago at Apartment Therapy:
It’s from Elsewheres, and it’s great. But I would make one change to the design. I would make it just a little bit simpler:
Ok. I’m a simplicity Nazi. I admit it.
So sue me!
I just picked up Bruce Springsteen’s We Shall Overcome (the Pete Seeger Sessions) on the weekend and I’m listening to it now.
If you like folk/world/bluegrass/roots music, don’t pass this up. (And if you live in Canada, like me, you’ll have to buy it in plastic and paper, since it’s not available off the Canadian iTunes […]
Originally uploaded by johnkoetsier.
Teresa and I were out shopping this afternoon … our main floor bathroom is about to get blown up and redone.
High time, too …
We saw this sand-blasted glass sink and faucet - beautiful. Unfortunately, due to irritating facets of reality (namely, pipes, […]
One of the things I did on my recent trip to San Antonio was to visit (quite accidently) the largest Starbucks in North America.
The entire first floor of this Starbucks on San Antonio’s riverwalk is what they call Hear Music. You get your java (or not), sit down at a computer station (stylish flat-screen monitors: […]
While in San Antonio a week ago, one of our local sales consultants took me to the McNay Art Museum.
The McNay has a beautiful collection of works by well-known masters, but one piece that caught my eye in particular was a Renoir. But it was a Renoir with a difference - it was a sculpture.
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