Archive for August 21st, 2006

Caning progress

Monday, August 21st, 2006

I did a little more on the chair caning. I’ve started the first slow step of the process, really weaving cane through previous strands. It’s taking many times as long per hole as the earlier steps — I think six or ten times as long. I’m beginning to appreciate why getting chairs caned is expensive. […]

Fishbones

Monday, August 21st, 2006

As luck would have it, right between where we parked for the balloon festival and Railroad Park was an unpreposessing door in the Bates Mill Complex renovated part of the huge mill with a sign “Fishbones” over it. It looked like a restaurant.It was!. Now, that link is a press release, so you don’t have […]

Balloon Festival – II

Monday, August 21st, 2006

After we walked through the carnival area of the festival (close to the bridge back from Auburn) we thought we would look for something to eat and come back when the balloons were getting ready to take off. Oops! They were going to start getting set up in another fifteen minutes, so we went back […]

Lewiston Balloon Festival – I

Monday, August 21st, 2006

We were in LA, or really L/A, which in central Maine is Lewiston/Auburn, the twin cities of Androscoggin County, on Saturday for a balloon festival. Hot air balloons are like fireworks. You have to be there to appreciate the scale. But of course I have pictures. Lewiston is the second biggest city in Maine, with […]

SWOAM

Monday, August 21st, 2006

There was a meeting of the Small Woodlot Owners Association of Maine in Otisfield, the next town over. Off Powhatan road, near the Otisfield school. It sounded as though it was too close for people who are in charge of ten or eleven acres of Maine woodland not to check out. It turned out to […]