Repaired Things

“Fixing is apparently the new buying.”

  • Jenn Abelson of The Boston Globe

“After the revolution, who’s going to pick up the garbage on Monday morning?”

  • Mierle Laderman Ukeles

“Sly as a fox and twice as quick, there are countless ways of ‘making do’.”

  • Michel de Certeau

This is a blog documenting repairs by myself and others. In this way, I am investigating how value is created and lost, how function can be enhanced or subverted, and how repurposed objects can shift from one role to another. Submit photos of your own repairs to

2009 to Present