Wednesday, March 26, 2008
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Saturday, March 15, 2008
You get Regress instead of Progress.
Sunday, March 9, 2008
Wednesday, March 5, 2008
Back when we had a functional bird feeder, I filled it with a fine mix of no-sprout seeds, and promptly discovered that I had created a squirrel feeder. And can they pack it away! Frustrated, I turned to web surfing to solve my problem. I found all sorts of ingenious little squirrel-deterrent feeders - for $68.95 and up.. No thank you. For $68.95 and up, I have home improvement projects awaiting my attention!
So....how to encourage the correct wildlife? With the power of the Internet at my disposal, I quickly discovered that Birds, unlike Mammals, do not taste the stars in their Thai food - a byproduct of Nature's Need to propagate those chili pepper seeds via The Bird Distribution Network. And, with the power of the condiment section of my refrigerator at my disposal, I quickly discovered that coating my birdseed with Tabasco sauce does the trick nicely. Birds still love it; squirrels in their disgust beheaded the bird feeder.
Sunday, March 2, 2008
This LEGITIMATE illness is not to be confused with Tiling Apathy, which has also struck swiftly and severely this weekend.I will not be firing up the tile saw until the mucus departs.
Saturday, March 1, 2008
Far better than its repurposed function as a Wine Shelf at Ballardia, It will be heating a sheep wagon, carefully restored and outfitted like a small guest room or Camping Alternative.
The little Fisher stove, with its small footprint, is apparently the favorite choice for heating up these miniscule little residences.
And so my little wood stove is moving on to a higher calling. I
I'm also a little in awe of the creativity of the Seattleite who came up with this nifty idea and is managing to sell the sheep wagons for $35k, after, well, paying considerably less for the component parts like my wood stove.
After a short moment of silence in honor of the Trusty Fisher Wood Stove, I've pushed the fridge over to the former wood stove location, and we can now use the back door to step out into the.....