I'm aware that my way of thinking about free stuff could be called OCD or, even worse, a sickness. I prefer to think I am resourceful, thrifty, and GREEN!
Recently I found an article about someone who ran a bit further with the concept than I have -- with fascinating results! Dan Phillips builds houses with salvaged building materials, trained-on-the-job workers, resourcefulness, and whole lot of creativity!
Here's the link to the story:
Now I want a pyrex baking dish skylight! And maybe a storybook-style house too!