Video work, trip to California & homicide

First, I have to say that I’m truly sorry for the family of the man who rented the lot next to my shed. On, or around, Christmas Day, his body was found on the property. Since it’s an active investigation, there’s not a lot of information. I just hope they find who did this so […]

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Reflection, changes & shed completed!

Just after posting the last update, back in June, I injured my back and had to take a 2 month break on pretty much everything. That gave me a lot of time to reflect on what I was doing, where and why. After speaking with Teresa and several close friends, I made some drastic changes […]

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Work continues: Mistakes, frogs & hope

We were finally able to get all the ribs in and, just as we were starting to add strengthening members, I noticed a mistake on one of the peaks: I had incorrectly measured, cut and used a top angle, which threw everything off. The penultimate peak is a bit higher than the rest due to […]

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The Shed: It begins!

Maybe the beginning was when I began to consider building instead of buying. It took years to settle on the design, and I still look at other plans and think about what could be I’ve built a shed once, from scratch, for my place in Fairbanks, Alaska. It turned out okay, survived a heavy snow […]

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Life, death & everything in between

On the 31st of March, 2019, my aunt, Lenora Rose Conwell, passed away after battling cancer for two years, outliving the doctors’ guess by a factor of 4. It was wonderful to get to spend that extra time with her Several weeks were spent helping my cousins and the rest of the family came together […]

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Books, St. Patrick’s Day & the flu

Just over a week ago, I, along with many others, helped a friend move books from a store that was closing to her bookstore. Taylor owns Black Birch Books in Wasilla and it’s a wonderful, safe place. Sadly, the owner of C&M Books had to shut down her store due to health issues. It was […]

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