Hi-Vis Household Objects

Following the Hi-Vis enhancement of the clock, what household objects merit a makeover? Let us consider the headaches that follow from flushing things that ought not be flushed. We can control what we flush, but what about guests however infrequent they may be:

Bathroom trash can painted in fluorescent safety orange

I present the Hi-Vis bathroom trash can. This started as a white trash can, so unlike the clock I judged primer to be unnecessary. Given the humid environment it would be residing in, it did receive a clear coat to seal the gloriously fluorescent orange pigment.

What other household objects ought to get the Hi-Vis treatment?

An Upcyling Case Study: A Higher Visibility Clock

The desire for a wall clock was born from the opportunity to reduce the friction required to know approximately what time it is. High precision time is consistently available on the many screens, but the screens carry with them far more then merely the time. Interacting with the screen can bring friction as mental associations to other tools the screen offers may gum up the mind. What sense does it make to interrupt a precious activity that does not involve screens with a screen just to keep somewhat oriented to the time?

This wasn’t a high priority search. I set some requirements: Continue reading “An Upcyling Case Study: A Higher Visibility Clock”

4 February 2024

Quote of the day

We are going to emancipate ourselves from mental slavery because whilst others might free the body, none but ourselves can free the mind. Mind is your only ruler, sovereign. The man who is not able to develop and use his mind is bound to be the slave of the other man who uses his mind.

– Marcus Garvey

This day in history

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Re-Planting Ghidora’s Garden

Ghidora in the Snake Plant gardenHaving recently come into what seems to be enduring nicotine cessation, the results of cleaning endure far longer, and Ye Olde Snakeplant’s job of cleaning the air loses its prior futility. As the detoxification progressed, the purifying fire of righteous simplification allowed addressing the health and appearance of the snake plant I picked up at the feria many years ago. Continue reading “Re-Planting Ghidora’s Garden”