NaBloPoMo

Some of the Flock

September 4, 2010
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A Visit From Pseudacris regilla

September 4, 2010

Found a new friend. He’s very pretty, I think. And damn hearty; can be found at elevations up to 11,600 feet. The Pacific Tree Frog. I like their singing, too.

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Eggs Are Simply Nice

September 2, 2010

This is my art today. This lovely wee egg that is less egg-shape and more just a nice ellipse. ellipse |iˈlips| noun a regular oval shape, traced by a point moving in a plane so that the sum of its distances from two other points (the foci) is constant, or resulting when a cone is [...]

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The Blue Room

September 1, 2010

I don’t know that we’ll really call this space “The Blue Room” but it does have one blue wall. The space is a little “shop” that my brother built on his property many years ago. It’s small, about 250 sq. ft. altogether, and cleverly built from old truck boxes (but you wouldn’t know that just [...]

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Streamline Adventure – Day Three

July 31, 2010

Today’s big accomplishments were to: pay my brother for all the diesel we used in the pressure washer while cleaning the inside of the trailer, clean up the debris left in the trailer after pressure-washing the paint, and, take rough measurements of the floor plan and windows and cabinets. Oh, and make a list of [...]

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Streamline Adventure – Day Two

July 30, 2010

Today our paint stripping attack used more radiator cleaner, and a LOT of steam cleaning. The front end is looking pretty good, and the paint is being rather easy to peel off in the kitchen and bedroom area of the trailer; slow going though. Stripped the doors and drawers out, and started removing and wire-brushing [...]

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The Streamline Adventure – Day One

July 29, 2010

And so it starts. Accidentally, almost. I was contemplating buying this 24-foot aluminum darling, a 1958 Streamline. The interior had been painted several times, and in some sections all the layers of paint had loosened–including the original paint, and so I stood inside the Streamline, peeling paint off and revealing the shiny, virgin aluminum beneath. [...]

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Something in My Roots

July 28, 2010

Granted, my wheat heritage is based in Montana, and my recent travels through wheat country were in Washington, but the colors and the vistas are so identical and my deep response, the way my heart resonants at the scene, wheat has got to be in my blood. The thing I cannot figure out though, is [...]

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The Family Farm

July 27, 2010

Dear Diary, I soooo cannot get my WordPress to work tonight (slower than snot Internet connection is the culprit, I am certain), so the wonderful blog post I have, is not going to happen. See ya tomorrow. Love&Light, –Leila

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Circle

July 26, 2010
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