Author Archives: David

Another 15 minutes of fame for the cat

While I was busy sanding, scraping, cutting and finally planing 3/4″ from the bottom of our bathroom door while it was propped up on sawhorses in our driveway during the remodel project–in 98 degree heat–the cat decided to supervise.  From … Continue reading

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Remodel Preview

We’re about to start the process of ripping apart our (only) bathroom: putting in a tile floor and replacing the vanity with one of Elizabeth’s own creation.  A post about her woodworking is forthcoming, and we’ll be sure to have … Continue reading

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Win some, lose some

Elizabeth posted about the sad state of affairs of the amaryllis.  At the moment it’s on its last leaves.  However, the formerly leaf-scorched Purple plum azalea that she got me for my birthday has gone through quite a change over … Continue reading

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A sleepy Catface

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No work, no kneading, what’s not to like?

Flour, salt, yeast, water, and time perseverance My third attempt at “No Knead Bread” yielded this beautiful, rustic boule. I’m in my third week of attempting to make good bread.  I’ve always enjoyed crusty bread, but I’ve never found the … Continue reading

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A little (more) whimsy

Three trellises for three different kinds of peas! Yesterday I posted that Elizabeth made a whimsical trellis for one of the varieties of peas she’s growing in our garden.  Today, while I was baking bread in the kitchen, she toiled … Continue reading

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A little whimsy in our garden

Earlier this week we took it upon ourselves to transplant a climbing rose that was originally in a dim corner of the front yard with no real means for vertical growth…except outwards, whacking on our way up the front steps!  … Continue reading

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