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You look familiar.

  Have we met? I’m Reid. Pleased to meet you. For this month’s news, go here. (I hope you like apples) For older news, go here. For fake news,  you are shit out of luck, because I’m not making this … Continue reading

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The Doors

I’ve been working on the doors, off and on,  for forever. Back in 2012, when we’d moved to the green house and I didn’t have a place to putter, I put up a bench in the barn and spent half … Continue reading

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The Silver Bullet

It used to be that, for Christmas, I’d do a production run of about a dozen of one thing or another. I’ve done toy blocks, cherry step ladders, loaded dice, folding side tables, bakers feet, bulletin boards, screw-top cans, garlic … Continue reading

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What I did last summer

Are you thinking to yourself: “Is that all you did last summer? Work? Didn’t you have any fun at all?” Of course we did! The Big Gun We’ve got 5 guns and 2 people in the house, and that’s still … Continue reading

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Mary’s busy day

Sunday September 29 8:33 am Finished the library book she fell asleep reading last night. 9:19 am Inspects 700 pound tiller downtown. 10:25 am Finished tilling the garden. Tidies up around the edges. (No picture available) 11 am Took a … Continue reading

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Gutters

We never eat fruitcake, because it has rum. And one little bite turns a man to a bum! Oh can you imagine a sadder disgrace Tha-a-a-an A man in the gutter, with crumbs on his face? – The song of … Continue reading

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The Little Green Man

It’s a long story, but I’ve been working on a bi-fold door for Marshall’s bathroom. It’s a pretty cool door, made from leftover hickory flooring, and with vertical pivoting louvers that don’t let prying eyes see you sitting on the … Continue reading

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Day by day in July

Mon 7/1 bought oil for tractor, bulbs, groceries. took off backhoe and got tractor up onto driveway. EMC. cut grooves for 1st door. Tue 7/2 set up and grooved 3 doors. worked with fairpoint guy for internet service. Wed 7/3 … Continue reading

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A conversation with BZ the cat

BZ: Meow! Reid: Come here. Scratch me. Mmmmm. Lazy cat. Higher. Mmmm. Harder. Gggggg. Right there. So, Cat, we’ve been here for a couple weeks now. How do you like your new home? Not too shabby. There’s lots of places … Continue reading

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Landscaping

Now that even Mary agrees that the inside is ‘Mary-ready’, Mary is ready to start landscaping. For starters, can’t we do something about the view? The view was already pretty good, but with a chainsaw as my paintbrush, I set … Continue reading

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