Tag Archives: woodworking

Cherished – Scroll Saw Project

The hardest part of this blogfest was narrowing the field of cherished objects down to a single item. The second hardest part was staying south of 500 words because WordPress counts the photo descriptions and, well, I do tend to … Continue reading

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Thursday Door–Spy Museum

I spent last week in Washington, DC and one of my primary non-business goals was to get a bunch of pictures of doors. Washington is full of iconic buildings with even more iconic doors. Washington didn’t cooperate. As you may … Continue reading

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Stick This

When I saw that the SoCS prompt was “stick” a bunch of my father’s favorite expressions came to mind. These would be the kind of expressions that Evelyne suggested we should avoid sharing during her A-to-Z month of French idioms … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Attic Access

This series is supposed to be a picture of a door. I get that, but I hope Norm didn’t mean that we can’t also write a bunch of stuff. I hope that’s not a problem because it’s really hard for … Continue reading

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Degrees and Degrees and…Degrees

This post is part of SoCS challenge. I don’t usually respond to prompts and I haven’t ever participated in a weekly challenge of any sort. I saw this on Sandy’s Jar, a blog that I follow but I was just … Continue reading

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Too Much Nothing

Earlier this week, I was searching for a clip of the song that Sam sang in Casablanca. No, not that song, not the “play it” song, but the other one. The upbeat one with the verse: “Who’s got nothin? “We … Continue reading

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Remembering the Orchid Grower

Before I started this blog and before my daughter started The Sound of Swarming, we managed and wrote a lot of material for a blog that focused on lifelong learning. I’ve been trolling through those posts and pulling out some … Continue reading

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