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June 2022

It’s pleasure to spend the month of June in Maine. Everything is fresh, green, and in bloom. I may show some of the same flowers every year, but they never cease to amaze and astound. The garden bed with the … Continue reading

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April, May 2022

April slid by almost unnoticed, and May is about gone, too. Time to keep you up to date. April started with a wonderful trip to Portsmouth NH, to hear the Cowboy Junkies. Met a few old friends there, had a … Continue reading

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February 2022

February was a slow month. Not as cold as January, but we had our share of wind, rain, snow, and ice. We had a big snows storm early on, the a few smaller ones, mixed with rain. It’s always so … Continue reading

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January 2022

As I’ve previously mentioned, I’m trying to cut back on hours and large projects. During the past year I made 28 pieces, bringing my total up to 920, since I opened the shop in 1986. That averages out to just … Continue reading

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Fall & Winter 2021

I’ve been remiss for the past three months. With the fact that we spent two years fixing up a house we were going to retire in, then got cold feet and sold it, fixing up the present house, rearranging the … Continue reading

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July 2021

July was relatively cool, with quite a bit of rain. That meant more lawn mowing, but also more wildflowers. The black-eyed-susans put on an especially good showing. In the shop, it was a series of small projects. First, a tree … Continue reading

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June 2021

Summer arrived in Maine, with birds, flowers and warm weather. In the garden, the small, but fragrant lemon daylilies were in full bloom. And, as usual, the peonies put on a magnificent show. In mid June we had our annual … Continue reading

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May 2021

May in Maine is pure joy. The bulbs have bloomed and the wildflowers are taking over. We’ve had blood root, trillium, violets and also a few fringed polygala, and Solomon’s seal. Our resident barred owl has been a frequent sighting … Continue reading

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April 2021

April wasn’t too bad this year. Rain, mud and flowers, a decent trade-off. Somewhat cool, but that makes the daffodils last longer. In the shop I had two big projects going. Two wall cabinets, one Shaker inspired, the other a … Continue reading

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March 2021

March is always a blah month, not really winter and not yet spring. Mostly mud. And leftover snow, behind the shop. On the other hand, spring is on the way. The red-winged black birds have returned, and the crocuses are … Continue reading

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