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Monthly Archives: November 2011
When the plums turn dark and tempting on the tree a few blocks away we walk over on a quiet afternoon and my wife climbs up on my shoulders with a bag to gather the ripest ones. Somewhere time is … Continue reading
We got ahold of some old cedar telephone poles to use for the siding, some with the power company numbers still on them. The idea of reusing and repurposing beautiful, old materials is central to this particular sauna project. We … Continue reading
We spent a long weekend framing the sauna. I like the jaunty angle of the roof. The weather was perfect for working hard outside. Just cool enough to make swinging a hammer keep you toasty. With the help of some … Continue reading
I spent the weekend chopping wood up at my grandfather’s cabin. One of my favorite Novemberisms.
That little bubble is a beautiful reward for a good day’s work. I’m building a sauna out at Kerstin’s aunt and uncle’s place and we set the foundation last week. I am jazzed. My family and many of our friends … Continue reading