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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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April 2020

It’s been an April like no other. The pandemic has brought minor and major changes to everyone’s life. We, living on a dirt road in Maine, feel fortunate to be able to get out, walk through our woods, get exercise, … Continue reading

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March 2020

March started out like a normal month, and deteriorated with the pandemic. I’m fortunate to be working at home, in my shop right behind the house. We do enjoy our isolation on this dirt road, especially walks through the woods. … Continue reading

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February 2020

I took it a bit easier this month. We had our fair share of snow storms as well as a few days of rain and mud. Living on a dirt road has its challenges, and benefits. For the most part … Continue reading

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January 2020

Cold and busy describes January 2020. We had two snowstorms, nothing overwhelming, but enough to eat up two mornings clearing the driveway. As usual, I take daily walks through the woods to start (and sometimes end) the day. The path … Continue reading

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