Archive for November 29th, 2006

More on ruffed grouse

Wednesday, November 29th, 2006

Thanksgiving weekend turned out to be a big time for grouse. We saw one in the crabapple tree again. We got a particularly close look at one in a berry bush (I think it’s burning bush, or barberry, or something with small red berries that aren’t edible by people) just off the front porch — […]

Windham Sky

Wednesday, November 29th, 2006

There were picturesque clouds in the sky over the Hannaford’s parking lot in Windham last week. Don’t try to clean your screen! That’s not a speck of dust in the middle of the picture, it’s a seagull. We’re about fifteen miles inland from Portland harbor.

Covered Bridge

Wednesday, November 29th, 2006

One of the alternate routes to Casco is to take exit 47 from the Maine Turnpike and go up River Road from Westbrook to Windham. We’ve seen a sign pointing to a covered bridge off that road, but before last Wednesday we either didn’t have time to explore it or daylight to make it worthwhile. […]

FO – by Anne

Wednesday, November 29th, 2006

Anne has been using some patterns from The Yarn Girls’ Guide To Simple Knits. She had this one all done except the collar by early Thanksgiving weekend. She wasn’t sure how to pick up the stitches for the collar. I counted the stitches she had, figured how many to pick up and how many to […]