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Archive for April, 2008

Boxes & Gardening

Saturday, April 26th, 2008

The title of this entry pretty much sums up my week here. Beginning last Saturday much of my time was spent carrying boxes from downstairs to upstairs in the carriage house, aka the studio. Some of the goals in our decision to move is to have time to work on our favorite projects, and this […]

Spring, Finally

Saturday, April 26th, 2008

The best news of the week is we are officially in contract to sell the Brooklyn house. Hallelujah! Here, in the new house, I am seeing spring everywhere: from spring bulbs to unwelcome and all too vigorous dandelions. In bloom at the moment is forsythia, several different colors of hyacinth, orange tulips, a yet unknown […]

GPS: On The Road Not (Usually) Taken

Friday, April 18th, 2008

For the past week, our focus (in Brooklyn) has been dealing with the dregs of the household — those items residing in the basement. With the asbestos on schedule for abatement next Thursday, the basement needed to be empty and even if it didn’t need to be empty, neither of us held any interest in […]

Roseland and Mountain Park

Saturday, April 12th, 2008

When our offer on the Penn Yan property was accepted, we spent a pleasant morning wandering about the town checking out the new digs, so to speak. Walking by Long’s Cards and Book Store on Main Street, our heads were turned by a book on Roseland, a now defunct amusement park. Llewellyn had a lot […]