Monthly Archives: May 2007

Shocking

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I’ve had a nasty cold since Sunday. Will picked it up at Barnes and Noble last week and we’ve had it making the rounds. Annoying. That may explain my error. Of course, this happens when I need to be doing … Continue reading

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Kitchenwares for a Week

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That photo represents approximately how many items we use in one week for cooking in the kitchen and dining. There are a few odd items that either didn’t get used or got forgotten to be included (3 bread pans & … Continue reading

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Stucco Wall Tests

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Stucco Tests on Kitchen WallBeautiful! Okay, well, the overall effect is ugly. What I was doing is testing of different techniques, mixes and colors as well as marblizing by mixing color batches. Some of it is really ugly, especially the … Continue reading

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Gas Guzzler Redux

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Stretch Limo Humvee – for real!I hear a lot of complaining about gasoline prices. People send me emails wanting me to join this or that boycott or petition Congress against the oil companies price gouging. I have no sympathy. I … Continue reading

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Sensible Priorities Topsy-Turvy Bus

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We saw the wildest sight today in Burlington, Vermont. Actually, it was Taft’s Corner near Williston. We had gone up to the ST Griswold concrete warehouse to pickup white Portland cement for the tiny cottage stucco walls. In the parking … Continue reading

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Spring Clouds

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Pillar of Clouds in a Moment of SunshineOutdoors: 60°F/47°F Mostly overcast, Light RainFarm House: 63°F/59°FTiny Cottage: 57°F/53°F

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Acrylic Brochure Holder

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Counter Top Literature HolderIn our journey towards retail pork sales one of the hurdles has been getting commercial liability insurance. It has taken quite a bit of time, months more than I expected, but that is another story. Along the … Continue reading

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Jenn-Air Caught

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Walter shoots and scoooores! The stove in the background is one we got from Sears years ago. It had a loose wire and got returned so I managed to get it for half price. The stove part in the foreground … Continue reading

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Picking Moose Bones

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Melvin with one of his ladies.Several times in the past I’ve written about the moose that frequent these mountains and marshes [1, 2, 3, 4]. Recently a wildlife biologist from Kimble Union Academy came to pick over the bones of … Continue reading

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Turtle Visitor – Cottage Temperatures

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We had a visitor – Unwilling I think. Kita brought a painted turtle up from the marsh and deposited it at the front of the house where Will found it. Interestingly she did not damage it. On previous occasions the … Continue reading

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