Cleaning Mini Blinds, Cloud Art, and Other Country Lore

A reader in Arkansas contributes a method of cleaning miniblinds, and reader in Washington an invitation to view "natural art," in this installment of a regular feature.



146 country lore - cleaning mini blinds
Want to know an easy way of cleaning mini blinds? Hang them from a shower curtain rod over your bathtub, spray with all purpose cleaner, and wipe them down.
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146 country lore - burglar deterrents
There are at least nine simple — and free — things you can do to deter burglars.
MICHAEL SLOAN
146 country lore - recycled pop tops
Suzanne and Tami Catalano next to their fence of recycled pop tops. 
MOTHER EARTH NEWS STAFF
146 country lore - drill bit lubricant
Want to know an easy way of cleaning mini blinds? Hang them from a shower curtain rod over your bathtub, spray with all purpose cleaner, and wipe them down.
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