As I journey even deeper into the new and frightening world of home-ownership, I have to wonder how some of these products would be used.

Like this.


It looks like a piece of wood or maybe laminate, right? Nope – it’s a ceramic tile that’s made to look exactly like wood. Someone dug clay up out of the ground, looked at it, and said to themselves “I bet I can make this look like a slice of dead tree.” And people presumably buy it or they wouldn’t sell it at Lowes.