Wooden Life

The adjective, “wooden”, tends to mean stiff and unfeeling. This just isn’t true for my life. My life is surrounded by wood. Indeed, I get my life force largely through wood. Most of the time I’m in wood that is cured for furniture. The picture for today, however, is another side of the blessing wood is in my life. It

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Now Me

My picture for today is some cherry on my trailer. I’d just gone to my supplier (Hicksville Lumber) and bought some 8/4 and 4/4 dried stock. Now they store their wood in warehouses that only keep the rain off so their wood is acclimated to the outside. Wood adjusts to the humidity in the air around it, drawing in or

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The Right Thing

If it hasn’t been clear by now, I attend church regularly. For me, this has meant a constant reminder to do the right thing. Church and regular attendance at it are in bad repute these days in some circles. Church people regularly get up to political, financial, and sexual transgressions. We are all, after all, sinners. I, indeed, have never

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