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When I was a kid, me and my friends would sneak over to the train tracks near our house and tape pennies to the track, then we’d wait for a train to run over them and flatten them out. We thought we were pretty smart and we even considered trying to sell our compressed little masterpieces. This video is a commercial for a Norwegian company that plays off that childhood game, taking it to a clever extreme. I do wish I still had those pennies, they really were kinda cool.

find the pooch

I’ve been attempting to make a dent in this huge mulch pile. To show you how big it is (so you can feel really sorry for me) I put my gigantic Irish Wolfhound, Nikki, on the pile for perspective. As you can see I will probably be shoveling mulch for the next month, poor bookbabie, her little hands are already calloused and raw. Okay, back to work, blog break is over…