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The Collection of Water

There is something compelling, almost magical about the collection of rainwater. Like many human concerns it is a work that is tied to biological need and dates from so far back in antiquity that we have little information about our … Continue reading

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My Various Projects

The various projects I have done in the past fall into two broad categories. Some of them were individual exercises that depended on my endurance, intelligence, and the natural strictures of materials and the physical world. Others, and in some … Continue reading

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The Fire that Could Have

My time in the city was reasonably well spent. I saw a couple of friends I wanted to see, and ran into two others less deliberately but no less delightfully. I am also caught up on my blog and uploaded … Continue reading

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Writing and Building

Today was quite productive, even though I was to sleep fairly early considering I’d had a nap, and then slept in quite late. I was awake by ten or so when outside it had begun to warm up. In the … Continue reading

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A Quick Trip to Out of the Bush

I woke up to a squirrel running across the roof this morning. It was early, I could tell that by the angle of the sun, which is lucky since I don’t have a functioning watch anymore. I just missed a … Continue reading

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What is that Smell?

Although I dreaded the labour, I was on my way to the pallet shed near the road fairly early and ferrying back two pallets, the tin box Chris gave me, and two sheets of chipboard I had in the shed. … Continue reading

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Writing and Editing While Hammering Wood

While the Americans look forward to fireworks and a day off work, although others live in dread of triggers, I began my day slowly. I woke to a dream in which I was greeting, apparently after a long absence, a … Continue reading

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Finishing the Inside

I will be out of the bush for Canada day after all. I am running low on food and it might be nice to walk around and see the crowds. Today I was busy with cedar cladding. I finished the … Continue reading

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A Hanging Shelf

The promised rain only came late in the day, so theoretically it did not prevent me from doing anything. It wasn’t the most productive day, however. I was up late reading so I slept in late and then moved some … Continue reading

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Gardening

Today threw off the dark clouds and the rain of yesterday and was bright and sunny. For me it was a bit of a gardening day, combined with trimming the ferns in the yard with the whippersnapper and then cutting … Continue reading

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