1. I have archived much of my life through collected objects.
2. I have moved a smaller studio, making it necessary that I get rid of a lot of these objects.
3. I have done so by using them as the raw material for one enormous collage, created inside a 30-yard dumpster.
4. Oh, also, I have photographed around 500 of these objects and will display them here, accompanied by a brief history of each item.
LUFRIN FOLDING TAPE MEASURE
4.2 x 19.2 x 1.7 cm My wife bought this for me before I was even her boyfriend. She brought this back for me after a visit home to Portland, Oregon. At the time we were just roommates. She said it reminded her of me because I make stuff and do carpentry and like old things. It is funny to think of that notion as being new to her; now it is the full blown conundrum to which she is wed.