Category Archives: Someone needs a maid

Divine Design

“When it comes to decor,” Gigi sniffed, “elegance is paramount.” (Round Rock, TX)

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The Grand Tour

Hello, my name is Idiotista and welcome to my home.  Let me show you around. Welcome to the kitchen. Isn’t it spectacular? There’s lots of counter space and once you pull out the half-trashed dishwasher, you’ll have plenty of room for … Continue reading

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A Life Well Lived

Granny was proof that you really can have it all. (Oklahoma City)

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Sometimes a room just comes together

And sometimes, it doesn’t. (Austin, TX)

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Ugly simplicity

“I’m going for a homeless camp vibe with a self-destructive flair,” Marta said, tattooing her forearm with a rusty needle while her horrified mother downed a fifth of scotch right there in the bathroom. (Elgin, TX)

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Curb Appeal

“Oh, you can’t judge a book by it’s cover,” Elizando said, kicking over the garbage can and squeezing his rotund body into his candy apple red Miata. “Let’s head over to the Fiesty Sausage.”   (San Marcos, TX)

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Missed opportunities

Isn’t this sad? This is actually a cute little space. All it would have taken was a broom, some plants and a but of staging to show this off. But no. Said owner/ Realtor decided that “rustic concrete” was the … Continue reading

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New directions

His medical career over, his contracting company bankrupt, Flores moved into the garage to consider his next move. (Smithville, TX)

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Olympic folding

I spent 3 years and 14 days at the Gap learning how to fold shit, Marta thought, her wild eyes darting across the piles of laundry. I will not be denied my time to shine. (Oklahoma City)

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Inside out

It’s the latest thing in lawn decor. (Des Moines, Iowa)

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