Back in the summer I was having a little fun bemoaning the trail of all those used test strips that seems to follow me everywhere I go. Well, a number of you got all over my case for not being more organized, by planting some strategic "TS repositories" around the house. So guess what? I took your advice. And here's what's come of it:

The Kitchen Repository:



The Upstairs Repository:



My 10-year-old's Artistic Take on What To Do with Them:


(I swear the motif was her idea! Sagacious kids these days...)

More Test Strip Art (from the literal art movement)


Now I must admit we didn't count them all up, but there must be about $1,500 worth of test strips here. Anybody interested in purchasing some framed TS Art wall prints? Maybe I should sell them on eBay.

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