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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