Archive for September 20th, 2007

L Hug

Thursday, September 20th, 2007

I had an extra good bike ride to work on Wednesday (Sept 12 — I’m a week behind posting this). Traffic was a little backed up at the end of Parker, so I went right on Dedham, down Rachel, out Winchester, and through Nahanton Park to avoid a probable backup at the Wells Ave/JCC light. […]

Stalker vindicated

Thursday, September 20th, 2007

I’ve been bringing my camera along to work, and along on my lunchtime walks, in the hope of seeing that northern water snake and getting a picture. Today, on the opposite side of the pond from where I’ve seen them before, there was a snake right in the path. I stopped short a few yards […]

A couple of tools

Thursday, September 20th, 2007

First, here’s something the roofers used to clean up. They had left a lot of stuff in our garage to pick up after the finish carpentry is all done. They encouraged us to use this gizmo, which is a magnetic sweeper. The idea is that it will pick up nails, staples, and other ferrous-metal scrap […]

Roof more or less done

Thursday, September 20th, 2007

The roof is all done, at least on the outside. The skylights need the finish carpentry on the inside. Here’s a closeup of the part of the roof over the kitchen that had been leaking on our cookbooks the week before.