Vapor Life

Vapor life... My life as it is, as it should be. *********************************************************************************************************** Life is something that happens when you can't get to sleep. Fran Lebowitz (1950 - )

Friday, November 07, 2014

Getting Dark Early

I don't know about these shorter days... darkness creeps in way to early.

Even as the streetlights try to fight in vein deep down they must also know that it is a losing battle and only morning will bring some fleeting relief.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

October

October

By Robert Frost
 
O hushed October morning mild,
Thy leaves have ripened to the fall;
Tomorrow’s wind, if it be wild,
Should waste them all.
The crows above the forest call;
Tomorrow they may form and go.
O hushed October morning mild,
Begin the hours of this day slow.
Make the day seem to us less brief.
Hearts not averse to being beguiled,
Beguile us in the way you know.
Release one leaf at break of day;
At noon release another leaf;
One from our trees, one far away.
Retard the sun with gentle mist;
Enchant the land with amethyst.

Friday, October 24, 2014

I think...


I hear some air leaking.

Sunday, October 12, 2014



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Wednesday, October 08, 2014

Used and rare books

Random #annarbor window.


Saturday, September 20, 2014

#goblue



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Sunday, September 07, 2014

The Wood Shop


Life gets busy and it’s easy to get lost in all the trappings and the bustle that the day presents. Time in the wood shop grounds me. It slows me down and that helps remind me what is important.
 I need to spend more time in the shop.
We have an old house and we love it. Since I am into woodworking re-facing the cabinets in the kitchen vs. buying new is a no brainer. Three quarters of the way though the drawers I noticed this label on the bottom of the drawer (Douglas Fir Plywood …cool). And next to that…. a small inscription:
April 3rd 1943.
Our big day
P.G and L.G

Simple and in pencil just sitting there all those years.
Apparently 71 and ½ years ago someone had a big day. We don’t know who PG & LG are and I can only assume wedding day… but who knows.

I wonder about them and who they were. What was the house like then? What would they think of all the changes we have made? All the changes over 71 years?

Sometimes I forget we are living in a time capsule. When I do remember it slows me down and helps remind me what is important. This would have never been found if I had not taken the time to carefully dis-assemble and re-build  the drawer fronts.

I need to spend more time in the shop.





Monday, August 11, 2014

Mud room bench

Now with more completeness. #woodworking 

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Sunday, July 27, 2014

Three new blades...

Three new blades to tame many others.

Saturday, July 26, 2014

The Fleetwood diner. #classic #annarbor

The mean streets.....

The mean streets.....Of #annarbor.

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Sunday, July 06, 2014

Mudroom project #woodworking

It's coming together pretty nice.

Thursday, July 03, 2014

Spectacular evening #annarbor #throughglass



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Sunday, June 29, 2014

Shop time

Finally carved out some shop time. Upper shelves for mud room project.

Saturday, June 28, 2014

Tanner

#mansbestfriend

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Tonight's sky.

Amazing.

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Monday, June 09, 2014

#annarbor

Sunday, May 04, 2014

Black Beach , Maui



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Sunday, April 27, 2014

Maui

Monday, April 21, 2014

Trees and Sun and clouds...

Random picture from last week