Category: Projects

Shipping Container Homes

Lately I’ve got this bug up my butt. Scott and I have always wanted to build a house. We’ve bounced back and forth between prefab homes and stick building, weighing price per sq ft vs. carbon footprint and all kinds of other annoying things like that. Sometimes logistics hold us back. Sometimes it’s finances. Sometimes it’s just life. Building a house… Read more →

The Life And Death of Butt Pumpkin

He didn’t start out that way…rotten and deflated on the front stoop… Butt Pumpkin began his professional life as a hefty but lopsided reject propped up against a hay stack in a Sherman Oaks pumpkin patch. Less than half the price of the similarly sized pumpkins, I was initially drawn to him for his large, smooth carving surface, but when… Read more →