Why do I blog? Aside from peer pressure (and because people keep asking me), I thought it would be a great way to document the flow of the seasons. This first almost-year has nearly gotten away from me. In February 2007 I closed on my 3½ acres in southwest Michigan, and the three feet of snow in the driveway prevented me from taking posession for another week or so. Then the race was on to get it into shape, and right about now I've decided that a little contemplation is in order. So this year I installed a vegetable garden, remodeled two bathrooms, recruited people to paint and tote and roast marshmallows. And generated a really long list of future projects.
So here's a view of the corn crib, which will someday be a gazebo for contemplation . . . and the cocktail station for parties.