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Old Home Day in Carlisle, 2018

http://www.carlisleohd.org/   (click here for the newly revamped website with great photos – definitely capture the feel of OHD) Good morning all – this year’s Old Home Day in Carlisle was a bit cold and damp with occasional showers, but definitely … Continue reading

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Catching up and moving into summer

Its been a bit since my last update – mostly because work has been taking up a lot of my mental energy.  Our 3 way merger has evolved now into a 5 way merger and the time frames have not … Continue reading

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Spring, wonderful spring…. urrr – what?

Spring is taking its sweet time showing up in Carlisle this year – it is not particularly unusual for things to be snowy, cold or unsettled in March – but this year we have had 3 Nor’Easters in the first … Continue reading

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Metal working stuff this weekend in Carlisle

Good morning – we are going through a spring thaw here in New England – it got up to the high 40’s yesterday and for the next week, it is supposed to bounce around from the 20’s to the high … Continue reading

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Tithe Barn Shepherd’s Huts coming to Carlisle Massachusetts

Somehow or other, I imagined that I had put this information up on my blog before this but as I was writing out my other post of today about blacksmith vises and my future mobile blacksmith forge, I realized that … Continue reading

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Project stuff in the dead of January

Good morning all – I hope you are all enjoying the long MLK weekend and thinking of all the interesting people that you know who are not the same as you?  I have this weekend – but maybe not in … Continue reading

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Minus 11 degrees

EDIT – if you are seeing slow performance, apologies for that – it seems like my hosting provider, for unclear reasons, moved my website to a server farm in London UK.  I have no idea why A cold start to … Continue reading

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Art is now being installed at the new house

Today my Dad and I finished the construction and installation of the custom art hanging hardware for the awesomely awesome Forbidden Planet canvas art hanging that Tom McGillvray gave me as gift several years ago when we were still roommates … Continue reading

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I miss him a lot…

My younger brother Pete passed away on July 7th.  I miss him. more below the break

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Professional photos of my house are here!

The Marketing team at Acorn Deck House Company has very, very graciously given me permission to use some of the photos they took recently of my house.  I believe they are working on a new version / update of their … Continue reading

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