Barns & other distractions
Did I need to research dairy barn restoration and collect architectural drawings of historical barn types yesterday & today? TRICK QUESTION.
Baking my way through the snow & cold
I hate being cold. Hate-hate-hate-hate-HATE it. But I also hate heating a whole house full of rooms to a comfortable temperature when I can only occupy one at a time. It isn’t a rational objection, nor–thanks to circumstances I am daily thankful to live in–is it a financial problem. It’s strictly a philosophical reluctance of…
Squirrel gardening: a tale of time lost
This is a thing I’m writing while most of my brain is occupied with uncooperative idea pieces I need to weave into a different post. It’s a story about a day earlier this spring when I had two simple activities planned. One: salvage vintage hardware from three, nasty old interior doors that were cluttering up…