Monthly Archives: October 2007

Halloween 2007

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See Halloween posts by my son’s Will and Ben on their blogs.Scary Barre – It Rhymes incase you’re not sure of the pronunciation of the city. In Barre city, “Granite Capital of the World” which is suspiciously audatious claim, they … Continue reading

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Bathtub Arch

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Brick hollowingOn the near side of the planter is a tall marble pillar in the center of the bathroom. Between the vent pipe and the marble pillar I have just barely enough space to do the arch of bricks that … Continue reading

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Parking Lot Irony

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I do love irony. I saw this SUV parked at Walmart in Berlin, Vermont. I have cropped it so you can’t see the license plate number in order to protect the absurd. I’m a strong proponent of Buy Local(ly). It … Continue reading

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Mixer

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Mikey asked: What kind of mixer are you using for your cement mortars? I see it mounted over buckets and it looks rather convenient. It’s a Husky brand Mortar Mixer pictured which has shown up in various posts about the … Continue reading

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Little Lounging Lady Lili – Loft Light

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Lili guarding the sunshine.Today is an easy dog spotting. It was warm and sunny, a perfect day to open up the loft window. This is the one window that we have not had the pleasure of checking the view through … Continue reading

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Kindest Killing Blow

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Celeste of South Africa wrote with some good questions on Red Leaf on Stone: Hi Walter, I came across your blog a few days ago while surfing for homesteading. I have been reading your archives so long. We have a … Continue reading

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Red Leaf on Stone

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Outdoors: 72°F/42°F Overcast, 2″ RainFarm House: 75°F/63°FTiny Cottage: 69°F/55°F Windows open, Attic forms almost done

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Mystery Photo October 2007

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What is it?I saw it in the morning after breakfast.I destroyed it by accident but then recreated it.Timing on getting the photo was quite difficult.It is created in an instant.It vanishes about a second later.I took the photo on macro … Continue reading

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Sand Castle

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The pile above is the second big truck load of sand we’ve gotten for making concrete as we build our tiny cottage. That is about 14 cubic yards. Ben jokes that our house is a sand castle. The concrete, which … Continue reading

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Traveling Pig Farmer

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Sugar Mountain Farm from the Air in 2007Someone sent me a link for an interesting article about a “Traveling Pig Farmer” up in western Newfoundland, Canada. (Or try this link.) The traveling part is that he takes a day each … Continue reading

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