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Old 09-14-2010, 03:46 PM   #2566
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A little more on the wood up top.

I measured the height of the wood right at the beginning of the wall, and at two foot intervals. Marked the spots and drew a line. The cuts were made with the Japanese saw.
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And so far, this is what it looks like on the long side wall. Just ran out of painted boards, so need to do some more PDQ.
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The opening window - with only single glazing at the moment - is hung. The far window has been trimmed all round, the face trim will go when all three windows are ready.
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Her Greenthumbness was worki...sorry, playing out in the garden and she asked if I would help her pull up an old heather plant which had died. Sure.

Both of us together couldn't budge the darn thing, so I got it out with the spade.

That has nothing at all to do with this picture, but when I went to the greenhouse for the spade, I spotted these two little tiny frogs sitting up on an apple in the tree. We have never seen any so tiny. Less than 5/8" long.

Couldn't resist getting a photo.
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Fantastic buddy, the color coordination is perfect. You have really been busy for sure. I know ya'll must be anxious to get to use the new room and the whole house, I know I sure would be.

The little frogs are neat, your camera sure does take good clear colorful pictures.
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Fantastic buddy, the color coordination is perfect. You have really been busy for sure. I know ya'll must be anxious to get to use the new room and the whole house, I know I sure would be.

The little frogs are neat, your camera sure does take good clear colorful pictures.
Jim. I used one of those macro lenses for that one. The little guys were so tiny I don't know how else I could have got the pic.
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This morning, when I first went over to the house to work, you couldn't see more than a few yards out into the channel because the fog was so thick.

This was taken just after 8 am. The fog had lifted between us and Vancouver Island - well mostly.
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Three minutes after I took the pic above, a ketch came by headed south.

Look how much the fogbank has come down on to the water on the other side. That's about 3 1/2 miles away.
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Keith, the first two pictures are absolutely perfect, they look like they should be on a magazine like National Geo or similar. Not to say the last one is bad by any means but the first two are just perfect. wow!!!
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I went for a short trek out to the point this afternoon. The water was calm and there were lots of small fish and jellyfish right close to shore.
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Last year, her Greenthumbness tried to grow some sunflowers, but with a notable lack of success. She put a few seeds in here and there this year to see if she could have better luck.

There are two batches coming up right now, and this is the first flower to bloom.
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A few days ago my first hibiscus plant came up with one bloom. Now the second plant has done the same thing! The first bloom has already dropped off the first plant.
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...a reflection from the pool while I was in the garden this afternoon.
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Keith, the first two pictures are absolutely perfect, they look like they should be on a magazine like National Geo or similar. Not to say the last one is bad by any means but the first two are just perfect. wow!!!
I couldn't have said it better Jim.
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I forgot to say that the flowers are beautiful. They must have loved all that rain.

That frog picture is awesome! One of these days I have to get a camera like that.

Thanks for posting the pics!

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