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Good Morning, Vietnam!

A tale of two days. Sunday’s “day of rest,” and our gentle efforts with insulation. Monday’s return to hardcore demolition and construction. First, the back wall of the kitchen: And the upstairs half-bath: There’s lots more we can do as … Continue reading

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August Here. Tick-Tock.

So, we did some things. My wonderful sister Susan and her lovely husband Ric (and their beautifully trained dog Nick) visited yesterday, really just a flyby, but we were so very grateful that they were willing and able to take … Continue reading

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Mini Update

Weekend Among other things, we got a fence up around our baby vegetable garden: The peas are extremely happy and we expect to harvest a bunch tomorrow in order to spur continuing crops. Even at half-size the peas and even … Continue reading

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A Photo Journal

My astonishment at the genetic diversity here is diminishing. In its place: astonishment at the genetic paucity of the suburbs. Our camp laundry plunger thingie came on Friday, and Marsh has been figuring out its cunning ways, including an attack … Continue reading

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Well Begun Is Half Done

Thank you, Mary Poppins! Because I made yeoman’s progress on half a dozen enterprises, but finished not a one. This threatened to distress me, but tomorrow cometh. Went to Augusta to pick up kitchen and bathroom appliances, but the kitchen … Continue reading

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A Series Matter

We’re both sucking down chicken soup, Marsh on account of some throat/cold thingie, and myself out of an abundance of caution. Neither of us feel we can afford to miss workdays. At all. We have this project plan, in a … Continue reading

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Romancing the Stone

Emerald beetle (carrion beetle?) came out from under a log as we were pulling trash out of The Land. Fiddleheads near the driveway. We also found MANY more trillium. And new greens coming up that may or may not be … Continue reading

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Wood

The day didn’t set out to have a theme but in retrospect it’s obvious. 1. The U-Boxes We made our noon appointment at U-Haul in Augusta, though for unknown reasons they’d been expecting us since 11. At any rate, the … Continue reading

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