Archive for December 16th, 2007

Carving is posted

Sunday, December 16th, 2007

I’ve posted a scan of my Evel Knievel postcard. Check the entry for Dec 6.

Sandhill Cranes

Sunday, December 16th, 2007

Did I ever post the pictures of the sandhill cranes in Pocatello last month? Some people my mom knows live in a modern housing development adjacent to a golf course just south of Pocatello. For the past two or three years a family of sandhill cranes has been hanging out at a water hazard on […]

Portrait of my mom

Sunday, December 16th, 2007

Back in Pocatello (over a month ago) one day we took my mom downtown to have her portrait painted. There’s an artist who’s working on a project “Faces of Pocatello” or some such. If you walk into his studio on a Thursday he’ll spend an hour starting a portrait of you in oil paint. He […]

FO – adinkra bag

Sunday, December 16th, 2007

In between shoveling snow this weekend I finished the adinkra bag. Here it is before felting (under incandescent lights in the living room), … and after about three 12-minute cycles of small hot wash all alone in the washing machine (under the fluorescent light in the cellar): It shrunk from about 8 1/2 inches wide […]

More Maine Snow

Sunday, December 16th, 2007

Here are a couple more pictures from last weekend (I mean weekend of Dec. 8/9) in Maine. We were in Newton this weekend because of dire weather predictions — a severe weather alert for southwestern Maine that said “cancel travel plans for Sunday.” And indeed, we had a good winter storm in the Boston area […]