Monday, June 24, 2013


Awesome breakfast, thanks to Julia and her spouse who provided the coffee creamer, and Ellen, her daughter, who baked the salmomberry muffins. They tasted like summer.

Friday, June 21, 2013

Plant Stand

For decades it sat in the shop and held an occasional automotive battery.  Denny was clearing it out and asked if I had any use for it.

At first I thought "bookcase" as I never have enough of those, but my second thought was "plant stand".  Over the next day or so, I began to see the potential.

Denny had the idea of using old license plates as shelves.

I thought I might paint it, but after I cleaned it up, I liked the way it looked.

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Friday, June 07, 2013

Weekend at Rainbow Lake - Friday

Sterling Highway north of Homer

Denny headed out with the motorhome last night to find a campsite on the Swanson River Road out of Sterling.  He found a spot at Rainbow Lake campground, about sixteen miles from the junction of the Swanson River Road with the Sterling Highway and set up camp.  I followed this afternoon in the car, after settling the cats and securing the house.

Swanson River Road

It takes about an hour and a half to get to the junction and another half-hour on the occasionally rutted gravel road, meandering over the post-glacial terrain, to get to the campground.

Rainbow Lake and our canoe

Our campsite

Rainbow Lake Friday evening