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February 2021

This February was about normal, temperature wise, with not that much snow, and a bit of ice. We had quite a spell of below freezing weather, but it never went below zero° F. Several small storms, but nothing noteworthy. The … Continue reading

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January 2021

It’s been seasonably cold this month, with some snow, but nothing to get excited about. January in Maine. Last night it was -6° F (-21°C). More and bigger snow expected in early February. In one of my numerous walks through … Continue reading

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December 2020

It’s a bit late for the December news. However, I didn’t want to miss the last month of a less than stellar year. It’s over, and here is hoping for the best in 2021. In the shop I finished up … Continue reading

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November 2020

November was another busy month, filled with mostly frivolous details and small projects. I finally finished the writing desk, a fairly simple table with two drawers and a pencil tray inside. Another small project was cleaning up, re-building, and painting … Continue reading

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October 2020

It’s not secret that October is my favorite month. Cooler temperatures, no bugs, and brilliant colors. Heading into November, we go from Kodachrome©, to sepia, to black and white. The view from my shop window changes daily. Despite the pandemic, … Continue reading

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September 2020

September was a month of odds, ends, vacation, busy work and a few “thank you”. Only now, in early October am I back in the shop with furniture to construct. Since the last few months were relatively dry, the leaves … Continue reading

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August 2020

An August like none other. We live in strange times. However, here in Maine we are quite fortunate. Only one day a week do I don the mask and head into town to do chores. Fall is definitely in the … Continue reading

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July 2020

The masked man only goes out one day a week for chores, sanding, hardware, the bank, lumber yard, and shipping. The rest of the week is pretty normal. July doesn’t care whether there is a pandemic or not. We still … Continue reading

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June 2020

Another month of lockdown. Living on a dirt road in Maine suddenly has its advantages. We go out walking through the woods daily. It’s always a treat, most pleasant and stress relieving. You never know what you might see or … Continue reading

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May 2020

There are advantages to working alone, and advantages to living on a seldom used dirt road (the dust and mud not withstanding). Twice a day, we’re off to walk through the woods. May is a month of transformation, from snow … Continue reading

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