Home sweet motor home

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Home sweet motor home

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One of our frequently featured makers was written up in the Littleton Independent, congrats!

Ever since Sean Slattery was a boy in Newton, he loved trash day. Or better yet, the evening before, when his neighbors would put out the stuff they wanted hauled away. He would get on his bike and pedal around the streets near his house looking for stuff he could reuse.

“When I was 14, I was the only kid around that had a 25-inch color TV set in my room,” said Slattery. It was 1977.

He’s all grown up now, a software professional with a job in Burlington, a wife and two children, but he never lost his love of free stuff, other people’s discards.

Home sweet motor home – Littleton, MA – Littleton Independent – Link.

6 thoughts on “Home sweet motor home

  1. vonSlatt says:

    LOL! I guess no secret identity can survive internet transparency!

    The article came about when a friend contacted the paper’s editor concerning a recent Board of Selectmen’s ruling that residents would no longer be allowed to take items from the town dump (transfer station). Needless to say all the local Makers are raising as big a fuss as we know how!

    Cheers!

    “Jake von Slatt” ;-)

  2. TheThompsonFive says:

    Yeah but… they had some really good trash in Newton. The kind I used to dream about as a boy while sneaking into the Westwood dump. We didn’t call it Snewton for nothing. *sour grapes*

  3. kryten007 says:

    Ah ha!!! “Jake” indeed… I saw in your MAKE interview (::jealous grumbling::) that JVS was a pseudonym, and I’ve been dying to know your real name since. Muhahhahah!

    Anyway, nice work.

    –Sean W. Hildebrandtery ::snicker::

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