Archive for December 28th, 2009

Squirrel Cage Swift

Monday, December 28th, 2009

I did get the squirrel cage swift finished over the weekend. I realized that I hadn’t bought enough maple to make a frame for it, so I put together a frame out of some mahogany (probably it’s lauan, Philippine mahogany) that Matt had originally bought for deck flooring and brought up to Casco for bridges […]

Fish Sticks puzzle

Monday, December 28th, 2009

Late last Thursday afternoon (Dec. 24) we went up to the Ocean State Job Lot store near the Oxford/Norway line because Arlene wanted a handful of cheap putty knives for printmaking (getting ink out of cans). Of course we spent way more than six times 80 cents, but she did get those putty knives. Among […]

Walk around the block

Monday, December 28th, 2009

In Casco, it’s three miles around the block; or, at any rate, three miles around the smallest loop of roads that goes around our house. On Christmas Eve we went for a walk, and took the left fork on George Hannon Road so as to take a slightly longer route, maybe fifty yards or so […]