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Archive for October, 2010

Usual Autumn Rush

Thursday, October 14th, 2010

It seems to have become typical behavior for me — waiting until the last possible moment to work on paint removal. Cool autumn air seems to be a motivating force. Above is a current (as of this morning) photo of the side porch, with a queue of projects in various stages of completion. First, I […]


Monday, October 4th, 2010

A few weeks ago I stopped in the local thrift store and found an unfinished piece of needlepoint. When I looked carefully at it, it was easy to see the frustration the former owner likely felt. Having worked the serious detail in the center — the violets — the person proceeded to do the (boring) […]