The cold spell from last week finally gave way to more seasonal temperatures. Which is to say, it is still cold and snowy. The daytime temps in this region run in the 40s this time of year. While the average snowfall for the month is around three or so inches. This year the area has … Continue reading Rebuilding the Dream, Pt 21
“Maturity is a series of shattered illusions.”~LeVar Burton American actor, director, and children's television host LeVar Burton was born on this day in 1957.
“Failure is impossible.”~Susan B. Anthony American social reformer and women's rights activist Susan B. Anthony was born on this day in 1820.
We didn’t make it up the mountain this week. Even though we still have work to do, the weather has been frigid as a polar vortex slammed the state, plummeting daytime temperatures into the single digits during the day. Add a breeze to those temps, and the cold becomes dangerous. So, we spent the week … Continue reading Rebuilding the Dream, Pt 20
We took a drive up to the property today. We didn’t know what to expect since we didn’t watch the process, and the pictures Glenn sent were from before he finished. (C) 2021, Glenn Heeney While we knew that the debris had been removed, we weren’t prepared for the emotional impact of seeing the hole. … Continue reading Rebuilding the Dream, Pt 19
Progress While we got a look under the roof last weekend, we still couldn’t get to a lot of the debris because of the frame. This weekend was different. The weather over the last week was frigid. Which meant the neighbor with the equipment couldn’t get the beams cut down into manageable pieces until later … Continue reading Rebuilding the Dream, Pt 18
“To put on the garment of legitimacy is the first aim of every coup.”~Barbara Tuchman American historian and author Barbara Tuchman was born on this day in 1912.
“Walls turned sideways are bridges.”~Angela Davis American political activist, philosopher, academic, and author Angela Davis was born on this day in 1944.
“No need to hurry. No need to sparkle. No need to be anybody but oneself.”~Virginia Woolf English writer Virginia Woolf was born on this day in 1882.
We got our first look under the roof this weekend. (C) 2021, JJ ShaunFrom the front door. (C) 2021, JJ ShaunThe kitchen. (C) 2021, JJ ShaunMy desk. (C) 2021, JJ ShaunMy office. While I didn’t find what I had hoped, First Reader managed to find a couple of lockboxes in which she kept collector coins. … Continue reading Rebuilding the Dream, Pt 17