The money will just roll in.....

The money will just roll in…..

January 3, 2010

Drawings, Eco-Freaky, Gadget, Prototype

A while ago when I was trying to fix my back knots, I took a couple of really hot baths. It’s funny, but I don’t really enjoy baths -there’s only so much soaking/reading/staring at the ceiling/pretending you’re a mermaid a person can take. (If there were a t.v. in the bathroom it would be a completely different story.) I also cringe at how much water a regular bath uses.

It would be cool, and more eco-friendly, to have a tiny, deep bathtub like a Japanese soaking tub, but I’m certainly not going to buy one. I was thinking of how to perhaps prototype one out of a Rubbermaid tub or something, then the ol’ meandering brain started to think that a really tall tub that conformed more to a person’s shape would be cool, and use even less water.

The solution? A spacesuit, filled with hot water! Genius, eh? I bet that would just use a gallon or two of water, and I could refill it from a tea kettle!

What’s the web address for the patent office?

About Lauren

Lauren Sommerer is a preschool teacher who likes to build prototypes, grow cats, cook things once, save money, reduce, reuse and recycle.

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13 Responses to “The money will just roll in…..”

  1. Deborah Said on:

    On the rare occasion that I take a bath, I bring our little tv into the bathroom. I’ve tried reading, but I always get my book/magazine wet. And staring at the ceiling only goes so far.

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  2. Kristi Said on:

    Could your suit do bubbles?

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  3. Peggy Said on:

    Your suit rocks!! And you could lay (I think it’s lie, but that sounds weird) on the couch, watch TV & let the knots just melt away!

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  4. Beth Said on:

    I don’t care for baths at all. In fact I can’t even begin to remember the last time I took one? Perhaps in college when I traveled to Lithuania and my host family didn’t have a shower? That was 17 years ago.

    Yup. I hate baths.

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  5. Brad Said on:

    If you wore it constantly for too long would you dissolve?

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  6. Patrice Said on:

    Hi Lauren! I love your website -- -- it’s absolutely you! 🙂 Thanks for the e-mail and enjoy your bath -- -- I’ll look for the spacesuit on the store shelf someday soon!

    Patrice

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