Monthly Archives: October 2011

Autumn

yesterday there were no leaves on the ground today they abound driven down from lazy swaying tendril tips by that wicked October noreaster that cuts as hard as it whips so welcome fall welcome autumn it’s been so very long … Continue reading

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Candle power

I’ve always enjoyed the ambiance created by the pulsing glow of a candle, casting its mellow staccato light about a room.  There’s something so base, so elemental and primitive, that one can’t help but be enamored with this seemingly life … Continue reading

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Let there be light

The patent date reads May, 1893 on the cast iron heating grates I’m holding in front of me, my knuckles bloody, hands filthy, stained by the removal of a hundred plus years of grime and lead based paint.  Yet all … Continue reading

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Crazy Mary

Well here she is…we finally made it to the dance…all slim, slender and shiny. The piece below I affectionately refer to as Crazy Mary.  Her and I go way back, as I’ve been prototyping this design for some time.  Funny … Continue reading

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