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Journal

House Warming

Some of you may have noticed I have not posted or said much lately. The reason is I am rebuilding my fireplace. The new one will actually heat the house and have a “look” that is original and have a sense of belonging to this home. It is taking three months to complete. I have not taken time off for this project, and only on the weekends am I rested enough to tackle the never ending design problems and new tools, so that some wood gets cut and stone set in place. No photos as yet as I have decided this thing will be presented rather than shared as a work in progress.
I am writing about this because this project is the biggest thing I have attempted since my garden was built. The Fireplace sits right next to a window looking into my garden and up to now has not gotten a second g…

My Garden

I have submitted a few views of my “back yard”. Once you look at it you might understand why I would do such a thing. It is the biggest, most complicated and longest project I have ever undertaken. Most people who do things like this are considered nuts and lately I have cracked just enough to be able to relate to that opinion.

The garden was from the start designed to make my life at work bearable. In other words, it had to be worth the sacrifice I was making at work. Most people don’t do this and even “trophy homes” don’t exactly compare. So I ask you, have you ever started something like this? Usually it is children who provide this incentive, however I’m interested in obsessions here.

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