Archive for July 5th, 2006

House pic

Wednesday, July 5th, 2006

Just because I haven’t posted a picture in a while, here’s the house in Casco, on July 4 2006. It was close to a year ago that we saw it for the first time. See the lilac bush on the left, just above the near end of the retaining wall? There was a garter snake […]

Hat progress

Wednesday, July 5th, 2006

So, the latest started knitting project, which I’ve been wanting to start working on, but hadn’t until this weekend, but now that the mittens are done and the socks are past the gussets I feel OK about: It’s pretty much flying along. After two days (and about 20 rounds, not really to brag about) it’s […]

Apples

Wednesday, July 5th, 2006

Of course I’m keeping a close eye on the apple trees. The thing that surprised me, as soon as there were apples starting to form behind the blossoms, was that the different varieties of apples already looked different. It’s like looking at a baby picture of someone you know as an adult and being able […]

The Party Dock is for floating on, not going places

Wednesday, July 5th, 2006

We started Monday by felling a tree. There was a dead four- or five-inch diameter beech at the edge of the garden that Arlene was concerned with. Matt and I first decided which way we wanted it to fall. I hacked at it for a while with a hatchet, making a big V on the […]

Across Northern New England

Wednesday, July 5th, 2006

That’s a bit ambitious of a title. It was a four-state day on Sunday July 2, and it could have been five states. If we had gone three miles the wrong way at the start, we would have been in New York state. But we started out going to the Mass MoCA. The big gallery […]