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EclectEcon
I have "delusions of adequacy."
Interests: economics, policy, theatre, music, hiking, geocaching
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Looking through and into the clear plastic canister on the vacuum cleaner. Previous Lockdown Photos can be seen here. Continue reading
Posted 6 hours ago at EclectEcon
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The tread on a step of the kitchen stepstool Previous Lockdown Photos can be seen here. Continue reading
Posted 6 hours ago at EclectEcon
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Our selection of Tassimo disks. Previous Lockdown Photos can be seen here. Continue reading
Posted 6 hours ago at EclectEcon
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They're called "pencil crayons" in most parts of Canada. Where I grew up, they were called "colored pencils". Previous Lockdown Photos can be seen here. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at EclectEcon
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Desk lamp -- a bizarre little fluorescent bulb Previous Lockdown Photos can be seen here. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at EclectEcon
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The back of my Apple Watch. No, it isn't broken; that's just the way the light it that one spot. Previous Lockdown Photos can be seen here. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at EclectEcon
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My high school class ring: Muskegon (Michigan) High School class of 1961. We have a 60th year class reunion scheduled for late August. I took this photo because I wonder if the border will be open by then. As one of my classmates observed during our senior year, our class was the last one until the year 6009 whose grad... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at EclectEcon
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Googly eyes. Last fall when we were allowed to have family members visit us, our granddaughter was looking for some hair ties for her children. She saw this mug on the shelf in the bathroom and thought we might have some in there because we sometimes have some around "just in case". A minute later, she came out laughing when... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at EclectEcon
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Sidewalk chalk. Can't wait for the grands and great-grands to be able to visit again! Previous Lockdown Photos can be seen here. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at EclectEcon
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This photo is technically not part of the Lockdown Photo series because I didn't take it inside our condo unit. I'm including it in the category (and in the Facebook photo album) though because it is closely related to the lockdown or "stay-at-home" order. Because of the lockdown, we can't go out to restaurants to eat, not even for outdoor... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at EclectEcon
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I attended a webinar yesterday* in which Christopher Waller, a member of the Board of Governors of the US Fed, said inflation is under control (despite a 4.2% annual rate of inflation measured in the past month) and that overshooting the 2% target is good because they undershot the target in the past. He also allowed, however, that he'd be... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at EclectEcon
On April 8, 2021, the Province of Ontario issued a "Stay-at-Home" proclamation which basically meant we couldn't go into any stores, except for essential items (try to define that!), all restaurants and pubs were closed except for take-out and delivery, we weren't to have any visitors or to visit anyone, and we weren't to meet for outdoor activities for people... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at EclectEcon
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A Brussels sprout from Sunday's dinner, sliced in half. It looks as if it was cooked to medium rare. Previous Lockdown Photos can be seen here. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at EclectEcon
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A battery-powered candle that I tried to light because I forgot it was battery powered. Previous Lockdown Photos can be seen here. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at EclectEcon
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Spaghetti Junction Down behind the stand holding our television set. Previous Lockdown Photos can be seen here. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at EclectEcon
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Inside the shredder. Previous Lockdown Photos can be seen here. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at EclectEcon
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The toilet paper holder Previous Lockdown Photos can be seen here. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at EclectEcon
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Something to do during the "stay-at-home" order: Fill out the Census form. [We had the short form. It took maybe 5 minutes.] Previous Lockdown Photos can be seen here. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at EclectEcon
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Imitation cherry wood laminate on the side of Ms. Eclectic's desk Previous Lockdown Photos can be seen here. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at EclectEcon
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Matching holiday candles Previous Lockdown Photos can be seen here. Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at EclectEcon
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Hand-crank can opener, rarely used; a backup in case of power outages. Previous Lockdown Photos can be seen here. Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at EclectEcon
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Cotton Boll Previous Lockdown Photos can be seen here. Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at EclectEcon
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Knife sharpener Previous Lockdown Photos can be seen here. Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at EclectEcon
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It looks as if I got mad at the bathroom scales and shot them, but this is the top of a toothpick container/dispenser. Previous Lockdown Photos can be seen here. Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at EclectEcon
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A decorative thing on a crosspiece across the bottom of the buffet. (The lid doesn't come off). Previous Lockdown Photos can be seen here. Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at EclectEcon